(This medication applies to males over the age of 18 only)
Duration of the treatment:
- Generally, three to six months of once daily treatment are required before evidence of stabilisation of hair loss can be expected. Continuous use is recommended to sustain benefit. If treatment is stopped, the beneficial effects begin to reverse by six months and return to baseline by 9 to 12 months.
Possible side effects of Finasteride:
- Decreased libido and erectile dysfunction;
- Decreased volume of ejaculate;