Propecia is an efficient tablet intended for the treatment of male pattern baldness. It works on the hormonal levels producing stable results in most men taking this medicine. If a pregnant woman comes into contact with a crushed tablet of Propecia you need to wash the area with soap and water and contact a doctor as soon as possible. Do not start taking this medicine if you are allergic to its active ingredient (finasteride) or any other compounds. You can ask your pharmacist to provide a full list of the compounds. The symptoms of an allergic reaction include trouble breathing, hives, skin rash, swollen lips, tongue, face and throat. If you are having these symptoms seek emergency medical assistance.
Some of the commonly reported side effects of Propecia are testicle pain, abnormal ejaculation, runny nose, skin rash, loss of interest in sex, swelling of your feet or hands, weakness or dizziness, breast tenderness. These symptoms are likely to go away on their own once your body adjusts to the medicine. However, if the symptoms persist or are bothersome contact your doctor to get professional help. If you decide to stop taking Propecia for any reasons you will lose all the hair you have re-grown within the next 12 months. If you want your results to remain stable Propecia needs to be taken all the time.