Finasteride known for the brand names Propecia and Proscar is a prescribed medication approved for the treatment hair loss with men as well for a condition called benign prostatic hypertrophy
But how does Finasteride works? Finasteride blocks the production of specific hormones of men in the body. These hormones are said to be the cause of prostate enlargement and stopping of hair growth.
Finasteride dosage depends on the medical condition that is being treated. For the treatment of hair loss with men, the correct Finasteride dosage is 1 mg once a day. However, for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, the dose is 5 mg once daily.
Skipping or doubling your Finasteride dosage will make the medication ineffective. It will also do more harm than good to your body. A constant daily Finasteride dosage is necessary to keep and maintain appropriate levels of medication in your blood, thus, allowing a stable hormonal environment and keeping your body in harmony.
Your finasteride dosage can be taken with or without meals. If it makes your stomach upset, then try taking it with food. It may take a few months before you see the results of this drug. Continue reading