Propecia drug is available in conventional tablet form. It is composed of Finasteride as the main active ingredient. It does not help to prevent prostate cancer. The well-known pharmaceutical company, Merck & Co offers this medicine. It is available in a dosage of 1 mg
Manufacturer: Merck & Co
Active Ingredient: This given medicine is composed of the active medicine Finasteride. It is a synthetic 4-azasteroid compound. It binds to and works by inhibiting steroid type II 5-alpha-reductase in the prostate gland, liver, and skin. So as to interfere with the enzymatic conversion of testosterone to 5-dihydrotestosterone and reducing serum DHT levels. It decreased the level of DHT in serum leads to diminished stimulation of androgen receptors in the nuclei of prostate cells. It diminished prostate cell proliferation.
Indications: The medication contains Finasteride as the main active ingredient. It is approved for the treatment of male pattern baldness i.e. androgenetic alopecia at the crown in the middle of the scalp. It should be used in men only.
Propecia is not recommended to prevent prostate cancer. It may increase the risk of developing a very severe form of prostate cancer if consume to prevent it.
Action Mechanism: The medication is an effective solution for the treatment of prostate cancer in the male. It acts by reducing the amount of a natural body hormone. Reducing the amount of DHT results in increased hair regrowth and slower hair loss.
Dosages: The Propecia medicine is available in conventional tablet form. The dosage of this pill are mentioned below:
- 1 mg: This low dosage medicine is to be consumed orally as prescribed for safe and effective outcomes
Note: The given medicate is recommended only in the adult male. It should not be used in women and children. It should not be handled by a pregnant woman. Avoid crushing or breaking the tablet.