Finasteride is a prescription medication used to treat male pattern baldness and benign prostatic hyperplasia. 

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What is Finasteride?

Finasteride is a prescription medication used to treat men with an enlarged prostate. It is also used to treat hair loss symptoms from male pattern baldness. 

How does it work?

Finasteride is a medication called a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor. It works by stopping the male sex hormone, testosterone, from turning into another hormone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT is what causes your prostate to grow bigger and for the loss of hair.

Is Finasteride suitable for me?

If you are over 18 years of age you can take Finasteride. It is not suitable for all adults including those who have severe bladder or liver problems, are trying to conceive or who have had allergic reactions to finasteride or other medications in the past. 

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Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Problems getting an erection
  • Less interest in sex
  • Problems with ejaculating

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

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Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Finasteride.

Take one tablet daily.

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Additional Information

Finasteride is a Type II 5α-reductase inhibitor, which inhibits the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

Finasteride is used to treat male pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia) in men only.

It is not for use by women.

Finasteride Side Effects

- Decreased sex drive

- Impotence

- Trouble having an orgasm

- Abnormal ejaculation

- Swelling in your hands or feet

- Swelling or tenderness in your breasts

Finasteride may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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Are there any permanent side effects for Finasteride?

There are no permanent side effects associated with Finasteride. However, as with any medication, there is always the potential for temporary side effects. These side effects will typically go away once you stop taking the medication.

How does Finasteride work for hair loss?

Finasteride works by inhibiting the production of DHT, which is a hormone that is responsible for hair loss. By reducing the amount of DHT in the scalp, Finasteride is able to help stop hair loss and even promote new hair growth. In general, most people will start to see results from Finasteride after about 6 months of treatment.

Is this medication suitable for me?

Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.

How is the medication delivered?

All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.

Can Finasteride be used by women?

Finasteride is not approved for use by women. In fact, it can actually be dangerous for women to take Finasteride as it can lead to birth defects. If a woman is pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant, she should avoid taking Finasteride.

Which Finasteride tablet it best?

There is no definitive answer to this question as the best Finasteride tablet will vary from person to person. Some people may prefer a lower dose tablet, while others may find that a higher dose tablet works better for them. Ultimately, it is up to the individual to determine which tablet is best for them.

How do I order my medication?

Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.

Can I cancel or return my order?

For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.

You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.

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