Propecia (finasteride) is an efficient oral medication intended for the treatment or male pattern hair loss. Every tablet of Propecia is coated to prevent the active ingredient from being released before time. If you experience nipple discharge, pain, breast lumps or other similar symptoms contact your doctor right away as these may be the early signs of male breast cancer. If you have any other symptoms not described in this article and they interfere with your everyday life it's recommended to consult your health care provider.
If you ever had an allergic reaction to this drug or similar medications (such as dutasteride) make sure you tell your doctor about that in advance. You also need to mention any medical conditions that can interfere with your treatment, including bladder muscle disorder, stricture of the urethra, prostate cancer, liver or kidney disease, inability to urinate. Some of these conditions may be a contraindication in your case and an alternative method of treatment needs to be found. Make sure you remain within the limits of the dosage recommended to you by the doctor. Unless otherwise recommended by your health care provider you need to take this medicine with a full glass of water.