PROPECIA is a prescribed medication to treat certain types of male baldness. PROPECIA is was created to treat mild to moderate case of males pattern baldness in the vertex region (top of the head) and the anterior-mid scalp (middle front of forehead). At this time there is not significant information to suggest that Propecia can be used for hair re-growth along the temporal regional. Propecia Works by lowering the amount of DHT (common name of chemical) in males.
Higher amounts of DHT are the leading cause of male baldness. By lowering the amount, shrinking of the affected hair follicles is stopped in its tracks. DHT is a chemical found in the body that reduces the hair follicle until visible hair is no longer produced. PROPECIA has been proven to reduce the levels of this chemical in the body and help regrow the lost visible hair. By taking PROPECIA daily,, men can expect to see results in as little as three months.
However, if you stop taking PROPECIA the results will diminish over a twelve month time period. Also note, if you have not seen results in twelve months, more treatment is not likely to be beneficial. PROPECIA is for hair loss in men only. It should not be taken by women or children. PROPEICIA does have a few SIDE EFFECTS. One to remember is that it can affect a blood test called prostate-specific-antigen or PSA. You should always tell your doctor you are taking this medication if you are having the PSA test done while on POPECIA.
Pregnant women MUST NOT handle crushed or broken PROPECIA pills because a SIDE EFFECT is the potential for abnormalities of a male baby’s sex organs. However, contact with the semen of a man using PROPECIA is not harmful to the unborn child of a pregnant woman. A small portion of men experienced sexual SIDE EFFECTS but each occurred in less than 2% of men. These SIDE EFFECTS include lower desire for sex, difficulty in achieving an erection, and a lower amount of semen. These SIDE EFFECTS went away in men who stopped taking PROPECIA.
DOES PROPECIA WORK? Nine out of 10 men saw visible results meaning either new hair growth or no more hair loss. Two out of 3 men actually regrew new hair as determined by a hair count measure. Also, in the first year alone, 86% of men on PROPECIA either maintained hair or increased the number of visible hairs. PROPECIA also comes in a GENERIC FORM called Finasteride Tablets. It is also used to treat male baldness in men between the ages of 18 and 41 years old. http://www. propecia. com/finasteride/propecia/consumer/facts/clinical_study. jsp