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Finasteride


The generic version of Propecia, with the exact same medical composition and active ingredient Finasteride.

This is a generic product, therefore depending on availability, the brand you receive may not be the same as the one pictured.

Generic Finasteride

 

What Is Propecia?

Propecia (finasteride) is used for the treatment of male pattern hair loss on the vertex and the anterior mid-scalp area. Male pattern hair loss is a common condition in which men experience thinning of the hair on the scalp. Often, this results in a receding hairline and/or balding on the top of the head. Propecia is for use by men only and should not be used by women or children.

What Is Generic Finasteride?

Generic Finasteride, the generic version of Propecia, has the exact same medical composition and active ingredient (Finasteride) as its branded equivalent.

The UK patent for Propecia, manufactured by Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD) expired on 11th October 2014. This means that other pharmaceutical companies can now supply a generic equivalent of Propecia, known as Generic Finasteride.

Propecia tablets on the NHS

Propecia is not currently available on the NHS when used for treating male pattern baldness. The NHS considers this as a cosmetic treatment and consequently will not cover use for this purpose.

How to take it

One tablet a day on an ongoing basis. If you stop taking it you're likely to start losing your hair again.

How quickly it works

When used to treat male pattern baldness you should notice the effects and stop losing your hair within three to six months. Nine out of ten men find notice visible results over a 5 year period.

Effectiveness

Propecia works the best on the back of your scalp or the vertex.
After 2 years of treatment: 99% of men had visible results (growth or no further hair loss).

  • 66% had hair growth
  • 33% had no further hair loss
  • 1% had a visible decrease of hair

After 5 years of treatment: 90% of men had visible results (growth or no further hair loss).

  • 48% had hair regrowth with Propecia
  • 42% had no further hair loss with Propecia
  • 10% had a visible decrease of hair

2 year study based on a 24 month study of 535 men taking Propecia.
5 year study based on a 24 month study of 279 men taking Propecia.
Results based on global photographic assessment of the top of the head by an independent panel of dermatologists.
Unfortunately, no studies have shown Propecia can cause re-growth of hair in front of the frontal hairline.

Side Effects

Noticeable side-effects are uncommon but can include cause a rash, a very small chance of reduced libido, erection problems.

Prices

Medication Quantity Price
Generic Finasteride 56 £95.00
Generic Finasteride 84 £130.00
Generic Finasteride 168 £225.00
Generic Finasteride 364 £495.00

Patient Information

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment. The patient information can be found here .

Estimated delivery

Order in the next to receive your order on the following days:

Wednesday 07 Dec by 10:30AM with UPS Express

Wednesday 07 Dec with Royal Mail Special Delivery™

Wednesday 07 Dec with UPS Next Day Local Collection

Wednesday 07 Dec - Friday 09 Dec with Royal Mail Signed For™

* Please note that delivery estimates don't take public holidays into account, so your delivery may be later if there is a public holiday between today and your estimated delivery date.

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