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Finasteride - Generic Rogaine

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  • Finasteride
    Finasteride is a medicine that is used to treat male pattern baldness and enlarged prostate. This portion of the eMedTV library offers a more detailed look at finasteride and its uses, potential side effects, and dosing information.
  • Finasteride (Propecia)
    Finasteride (Propecia) is a medication that is licensed for treating male pattern baldness. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers more detailed information on this medicine and its specific uses, effects, and potential side effects.
  • Finasteride (Proscar)
    Finasteride (Proscar) is a prescription drug that is used to treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at finasteride and its specific uses, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • Finasteride Dosing
    The finasteride dosing for treating male pattern baldness is 1 mg once daily. This part of the eMedTV archives also lists dosing guidelines for enlarged prostate treatment and offers precautions and tips for taking the medication.
  • Finasteride During Pregnancy
    Using finasteride during pregnancy can cause side effects in a developing fetus. This eMedTV segment describes the possible side effects that can develop in a fetus and explains how the FDA's pregnancy category system works.
  • Finasteride Side Effects
    Side effects of Proscar and Propecia (finasteride) may include sexual problems such as impotence. This eMedTV resource also lists finasteride side effects seen with Proscar that are not seen in Propecia, as well as serious side effects to report.
  • Finastride
    Finasteride can be prescribed to treat two different conditions in men. This eMedTV resource explains what these conditions are, how the drug works, and side effects to be aware of. Finastride is a common misspelling of finasteride.
  • Finesteride
    As this eMedTV page explains, finasteride is prescribed for men with either an enlarged prostate or male pattern baldness. An explanation of how the drug works and side effects are also included. Finesteride is a common misspelling of finasteride.
  • Finisteride
    Finasteride is a medication that may be prescribed to treat an enlarged prostate or male pattern baldness. This eMedTV page discusses finasteride and its effects and potential side effects. Finisteride is a common misspelling of finasteride.
  • Five Hygiene Tips Every Man Should Follow
    So hygiene might not be high on your list of priorities, but as this eMedTV article explains, you can't afford to neglect it. We present five important hygiene tips every man should know in order to look (and feel) his best. We promise -- they're easy!
  • Five Little-Known Factors That Make Your Sweat Stink
    We know you wonder what to do about stinky sweat, but have you ever wondered why it stinks? This eMedTV resource has the answer. We take a look at the science behind the stink of sweat, which includes what you eat to your age.
  • Fortesta
    If you are a man with low testosterone, your doctor may prescribe a testosterone product called Fortesta. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medication, explaining how to apply the skin gel, what to expect during treatment, and more.
  • Fortesta and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV article explains, breastfeeding women should avoid exposure to Fortesta (testosterone gel). This resource talks about how this product can affect nursing women and their infants, and explains why the drug is not used in women.
  • Fortesta and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Fortesta is not designed for use in women, especially those who are pregnant. This article explains why this drug is so dangerous when used during pregnancy and explains whether your partner can continue using it.
  • Fortesta Dosage
    Your daily dose of Fortesta should not exceed 70 mg (seven pumps). This eMedTV selection offers some tips on getting the most out of each dosage of this testosterone gel and explains how your healthcare provider will check to see if it's working.
  • Fortesta Drug Interactions
    Corticosteroids, insulin, and cyclosporine are just a few of the drugs known to interact with Fortesta. This eMedTV resource lists medications that can interfere with this testosterone product and explains what can happen when such reactions occur.
  • Fortesta Medication Information
    Fortesta is a testosterone gel that is applied to the skin. This eMedTV Web page offers some basic information on the medication, such as how often Fortesta is applied and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before using it.
  • Fortesta Overdose
    Excessive hair growth or other hormonal problems could occur in a woman or child who overdoses on Fortesta. This eMedTV page provides information on what to expect when too much of this testosterone gel is used and explains what to do in this situation.
  • Fortesta Side Effects
    Some men who use Fortesta to increase their levels of testosterone will develop skin reactions. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed list of Fortesta side effects, including information on those that occurred in "postmarketing experience."
  • Fortesta Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, the main use of Fortesta is the treatment of low testosterone levels in men. This article looks at the different causes and symptoms of low testosterone, as well as how Fortesta works and whether children can use it.
  • Fortesta Warnings and Precautions
    Fortesta has the potential to lower sperm count, which can decrease fertility. This part of the eMedTV site offers more warnings and precautions on Fortesta, including what to tell your healthcare provider before using this testosterone replacement.
  • Generic AndroGel
    At this time, AndroGel (testosterone gel) is not available in generic form. This part of the eMedTV archives explores when generic AndroGel may become available and explains the difference between a generic name and a generic version of a medication.
  • Generic Axiron
    At this time, no generic versions of Axiron (testosterone topical solution) are available. This part of the eMedTV site explains why this is the case and explains why Axiron is not interchangeable with other testosterone skin products.
  • Generic Dutasteride
    As this eMedTV resource explains, you shouldn't buy any generic dutasteride drug until an approved generic is available. This article takes a look at when a generic version of the drug is likely to be introduced.
  • Generic Finasteride
    Generic finasteride comes in two strengths -- 1-mg and 5-mg tablets. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes these products in detail and explains why generic Propecia and generic Proscar are not interchangeable.
  • Generic Fortesta
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, the earliest a generic Fortesta could become available is in 2018. This article also looks at whether other testosterone products are interchangeable with Fortesta.
  • Generic Ifex
    There are generic Ifex (ifosfamide) products currently available. This part of the eMedTV Web library discusses whether these products are as good as the brand-name medication. It also lists available strengths and manufacturers of the generic drugs.
  • Generic Methitest
    As this part of the eMedTV site explains, Methitest (methyltestosterone tablets) is available as a brand-name drug only. This article talks about why no generic versions are being manufactured and lists some of the alternatives to Methitest.
  • Generic Naftin
    There is no generic Naftin (naftifine) available at this time. This article from the eMedTV Web archives explores some of the reasons why a company has not made generic versions of this drug and discusses when this situation might change.
  • Generic Propecia
    As this eMedTV resource explains, generic Propecia is now licensed for sale. This article offers detailed information on this topic, discussing who manufactures generic Propecia, available strengths, and more.
  • Generic Robaxin
    As this eMedTV page explains, generic versions of Robaxin (methocarbamol) tablets are currently available. This article takes a closer look at the available strengths of these drugs, the companies who make them, and how they compare to brand-name Robaxin.
  • Generic Rogaine
    As this eMedTV resource explains, generic Rogaine (minoxidil) solution is currently available, but there are no generic versions of Rogaine foam. This article further explores generic Rogaine products and explains when a generic foam might be available.
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