At first it comes quietly, you don’t see it, and then one day you wake up and there it is, a bald spot on your head, and with every next day this bald spot on your head is getting wider and wider. You are losing your hair.
For many years doctors have been searching the medicine that would help men re-grow their hair again.
There is a medicine on the market, it’s called Propecia.
Propecia clinical studies have shown that there will be a positive reaction to the medicine in the most cases, and hair will re-grow again. Results are not so fast, it takes up to three to twelve months of therapy for the result to be seen.
Side effects of using this medicine are very rare and they will be gone after you stop taking it. Common side effects are problems with libido, impotence, skin rashes, swollen limbs, runny nose, and general weakness. Some difficulties in breathing, or reactions like swelling of the lips or a tongue, or a skin hives can occur as allergic reaction on Propecia. Important thing is to contact your doctor if you feel any of these side effects or allergic reactions.
If you are using Propecia it may increase the risk of developing prostate cancer, and can also lead to developing male breast cancer.
If you are planning to take blood test for Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA), you should know that using Propecia can affect the result. Propecia will decrease PSA level in your organism. Decreased PSA level can stay in your organism even after you stopped using medicine, but eventually everything will come in order.
If you need to take PSA test be sure to inform your doctor because it can lead to wrong diagnosis.
Propecia is medicine for treating male hair loss. It’s should be used only by men. Women and children shouldn’t use this medicine, consequences could be very severe for them. It’s very important that pills stay in solid and hard packaging all the time. Broken or crashed pills should be disposed. If a bare skin come in touch with broken or crashed pills it should be washed right away with soap and water. Propecia pills can be very dangerous for pregnant women, and they should be avoiding any contact with pills.
More than twenty years ago, pharmaceutical company “Merc” was researching the field of an enlarged prostate. During the tests, they have discovered that patients are experiencing some hair re-growth. This was the reason to continue research in that direction. After some changes and modifications, on December 22nd, 1997, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Propecia.
In modern times, when many men have problem of losing their hair, and when in the same time society surrounding us is asking for perfections and anything less is not acceptable, problem of losing hair can lead to much bigger problems.
Propecia will help you renew your hair, and bust your self-confidence, but in every moment you should be aware of the potential risk involved.