Finasteride blocks the action of an enzyme called 5-alpha-reductase. This enzyme changes testosterone to another hormone that causes the prostate to grow or hair loss in males.
Finasteride will increase testosterone levels in the body, which decreases prostate size and increases hair growth on the scalp.
How Can You Benefit From Finasteride?
Finasteride is used to treat men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and male pattern hair loss, also called androgenetic alopecia.
What Are The Benefits of Finasteride?
- Promotes scalp hair growth
- Prevents further hair loss in a significant portion of men with male pattern baldness
- Increase testosterone levels