Propecia is a once-a-day pill that has received the approval of FDA for the treatment of hair loss in males. This drug acts by reducing the amount of DHT blamed for hair loss in men. Propecia has been tested in a number of scientific studies on several thousand men - and the results exceeded all expectations - 9 out of 10 men taking Propecia demonstrated hair re-growth and reduced hair loss. Even though Propecia is not intended for women some doctors prescribe it to their female patients, making sure that proper birth control methods are used before and during the treatment.
In case of experiencing an allergic reaction to Propecia characterized by such symptoms as swelling of your face, lips, throat or tongue, hives, skin rash and difficulty breathing, seek immediate medical help. You need to follow your doctor's recommendations on the lifestyle observing any food or activity restrictions during the treatment. Getting up too fast may cause dizziness - so make sure you do it slowly. Propecia is FDA pregnancy category X, which means it causes severe birth defects to an unborn baby. Pregnant women should not handle crushed tablets of Propecia as finasteride may get absorbed through the skin.