Does proscar work like using propecia (finasteride)?

They are the same . They are basically the same meds just different doses.Propecia (finasteride) is 1 mg versus prosacr.

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Where can I get propecia (finasteride) or proscar?

From licensed doctor. Go for a preliminary evaluation to suspect if you have androgenic hair loss. Then s/he may prescribe it (1 mg of finasteride) as instructed and see. Its intended effect may appear in 3 or more months after its use. More? Ask doctor or contact me timely if you wish. Read more...

Can proscar or propecia (finasteride) be used for hair loss?

Yes but side effects. Yes it can sand is used for this purpose. However it has potentially serious adverse reactions and side effects and should not be used without medical supervision. Read more...

Is propecia/proscar effective in stopping balding and hair loss?

Yes. Propecia (finasteride) has been clinically proven to help. In a 5-year study of men with mild to moderate hair loss, 2 out of 3 of the men who took 1 mg of Finasteride daily regrew some hair. However, Propecia (finasteride) has been linked to long term erectile dysfunction. Other treatments exist such as hair transplantation. You may want to explore these options before taking any meds that may have unwanted side effects. Read more...

Any physicians prescribed propecia (finasteride) or proscar and had patients experience adverse affects such as ed, low testosterone, etc, ? Irreversible sides?

Proscar (finasteride) side effects. This is an anecdote. In my last practice i had one patient, a 40 year old male, who underwent hair transplants in 2008 and took Proscar (finasteride) as part of the protocol. He had previously been sexually vigorous, but reported that 4 months larter he experienced total loss of libido and erections, harming his relationships. His testosterone test and pituitary hormones were normal. The cause is not yet prove. Read more...
Both affect ED. Both affect ED , but this is temporary and ED should subside after medication is discontinued. Read more...

I am 22 and my hair is already thinning. Will propecia (finasteride) work?

Probably. Propecia (finasteride) is one of two drugs that are approved by the fda for hair loss. It doesn't seem to work on women but most men see an improvement if they take it for at least 6 months. However, about 1/3 of people don't see much improvement. It also works in people who have thinning hair, not those who have lost their hair for years. Read more...

Does 1.25mg propecia (finasteride) work better if taken under the tongue?

No. Propecia (finasteride) is rapidly absorbed through the skin so it has a coating to prevent accidental exposure to women. It works better if taken regularly by swallowing at about the same time every day without missing any days. Sub lingual (under the tongue) does not improve its effects and may be harmful. Take it as prescribed. Read more...