Propecia 5mg is a typical drug that must be consumed on a continuous basis or else the re-grown hair would be lost within a period of time of 6-12 months of ceasing therapy via Propecia. The proper dosage of the pill must be once every day continuously for time duration of 12 months to be at the receiving end of the best results. However, consumption of propecia regularly for three months would already produce satisfactory results. It would be better if men continue the consumption of the medicine even after the 12 month marker is crossed, as stopping the medicine would be eventually resulting in the loss of hair that have been recovered so far. The regions where effects of Propecia will be most noticeable are the vertex i.e. (top of the head) as well as anterior area (focal front of the head).
It is very important to remember the fact that Propecia does not have any indications regarding its usage by females. This straight away implies that the drug of Propecia has been recognized to cause birth flaws in any unborn baby. Even the women who breast feed must prevent the consumption of this drug as this drug has the chances of passing through breast milk. Propecia 5mg is basically used for the treatment of men with the hair loss of male pattern in order to increase the growth of hair on scalp as well as prevent any kind of further hair loss. The drug was initially introduced in the year of 1998 and ever since more than a million of men in the country of US has been using Propecia. The clinical studies of this drug Propecia have been successful in the demonstration of visible results.
The side effects coming from the consumption of Propecia 5mg are uncommon yet reversible. Most informed cases of sexual dysfunction began to occur soon after beginning the medication. But there have also been occurrence of sexual dysfunction at the later points of time. There was a reversal in the sexual side effects for those who stopped the consumption of the medicine and in the percentage of 58 of the total lot that consumed it. Once the medication was halted, side effects began to disappear within duration of a few weeks. Though there were some of the anecdotal reports in which the side effects have been persisting even after the therapy had been discontinued.
When the dosage of the medicine is stopped it is only the hair which had re-grown as a result of the medication that is lost. In effect, a patient might return to the stage of balding.
When Propecia 5mg is consumed in order to re-grow the hair of the scalp, it might also end up inhibiting the growth of the hair present on the body. The reason behind is that the DHT leads to the stimulation of the development of body hair in adult males. And it is the formation of this DHT that is blocked by propecia.
Propecia 5mg is strictly prohibited for the consumption by children or women. Finasteride can easily be soaked up by the skin, and care must be taken that women and children must not be allowed to handle propecia tablets. In order to ensure the fact that one can safely consume Propecia, one’s doctor must be informed if one has any of these conditions.
•Liver diseases or any kind of abnormal liver enzyme examinations
•Disorder of the bladder muscle
•Stricture of one’s urethra
•If one is unable to urinate
•If one has experienced any allergic reaction to a similar medicine named dutasteride
Making use of Propecia may increase one's danger of developing prostate cancer. The doctor must perform various tests to ensure one does not have any kinds of other conditions which would end up preventing the patient from using it safely.
Certainly Propecia 5mg is not meant for women, this particular medication can lead to birth defects in case a woman gets exposed to it at the time of pregnancy. Handling of the propecia tablets must be prevented by any pregnant woman who might be pregnant or might become one in the near future. Propecia tablets are equipped with a coating and would prevent any kind of contact with the active ingredients at the time of usual handling, if only the tablets have not been crushed or broken.
If any woman comes into contact with propecia from any of the tablet that is broken or crushed, that area must be washed with water and soap right then.