Propecia is a medication used to treat male pattern baldness, which is a condition where men experience thinning of hair on the scalp. The genetic name of Propecia is Finasteride. The medication can be absorbed through the skin and is potentially dangerous to pregnant women as it may cause birth defects. Women and children who come into contact with this medication should wash the area of contact with plenty of wash and soap immediately.
Propecia is available on most drugstores in the United States and Europe. The drug is packed as tablets, which are sold according to quantity and strength. A months supply of the drug costs about $50.
Ordering Propecia online
You can also buy Propecia online. This is more private, convenient and cheaper, if you can track the best prices and promotions. It is advisable that all online orders of Finasteride be done with a prescription, because the drug can be harmful if taken without precaution. For first time users, it is recommended to get the drug from a drug store, with a doctor’s subscription, and observe how your body reacts to the drug. You can then opt to order Propecia online. This is because most online drugstores don’t offer a lot of medical attention. Some may not even require a subscription for the drug before they can delivery it to you.
Before taking the medicine
Before starting medication, visit a doctor so as to determine whether there are any conditions that would prevent you from using the drug safely.
Talk to your doctor if you have the following conditions; a bladder muscle disorder, allergic to a medicine called Dutasteride, liver disease or have prostate cancer. Propecia has been shown to increase the risk of development of prostate cancer. If you notice any breast lumps, nipple discharge or any breast abnormities, call your doctor at once, as these might be a signs of male breast cancer.
How to take Propecia
Follow your doctor’s prescription keenly. Take the medication at the same time every day, with a glass of water. The drug can be taken with or without water. To get the best results possible, take Propecia regularly. You may end up having to take the medication daily, for three months to notice the first benefit. Stopping to take the medicine may cause you to lose all your progress so far, keep using regularly. However, if after 12 months no benefit has been seen, then further usage might be of no use. An overdose may result in deadly symptoms.
Through the period of your medication, visit your doctor regularly so that he may keep an eye on your body’s reaction to the medication, and your progress.
Some of the side effects of Propecia may include; difficulty in breathing, swelling of the tongue lips and throat and hives. Other less serious side effects of Finasteride are headaches, skin rash, runny nose, swelling of hands and feet, dizziness and weakness.
The sexual side effects may include, ejaculation problems, trouble erecting and decreased libido. These might continue even after medication.
If you get any of these side effects, visit a doctor for check up and advise