What is Finalo (Finasteride) used for?
Finalo (Finasteride) is approved to treat a condition known as male pattern baldness or androgenetic alopecia, affecting the mid section of the scalp and the crown. It is only for use by adult men. By decreasing a natural hormone known as DHT, it can help to slow the loss of hair while also increasing the growth of hair. This drug is also used to treat BPH.
How should I use Finalo (Finasteride)?
Patients treating male pattern baldness with Finalo (Finasteride) tablets should take it once daily. These tablets may be taken with food or on an empty stomach. It may take up to 3 months for patients to notice any positive effects from this drug. In order to maintain your hair growth, you should be aware that it is necessary to continue taking this drug. If you discontinue it, you may lose any hair gained within one year.
What are the side effects of Finalo (Finasteride)?
Patients who use Finalo (Finasteride) to treat male pattern baldness or other conditions may experience some side effects, the most common being sexual problems such as difficulty achieving an erection. Consult your physician immediately if you notice pain in the testicles or enlargement of the breasts.
This drug is intended for use in men only, and should never be prescribed to or taken by women or children.
Pregnant women should avoid handling these tablets, as this drug can sometimes be absorbed through the skin.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Finalo (Finasteride). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.