Finpecia is used for treating certain types of male pattern hair loss (androgenic alopecia) in men. Finpecia is a steroid reductase inhibitor. It works by reducing the amount of the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. This may block certain types of hair loss in men.
Use Finpecia as directed by your doctor.
- Take Finpecia by mouth with or without food.
- Continue to take Finpecia even if you notice improvement of your symptoms. Do not miss any doses.
- Taking Finpecia at the same time each day will help your remember to take it.
- If you miss a dose of Finpecia, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Finpecia.
Store Finpecia at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Finpecia out of the reach of children and away from pets.