Finasteride is an FDA-approved medication that helps slow hair loss and regrow hair. It blocks the conversion of testosterone to DHT, a hormone that causes hair loss.

  • Reduced hair loss and improved thickness

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$30 for one month's supply

Product Information

Who it's for
We prescribe Finasteride to men affected by male pattern baldness or receding hairlines, who are looking to regrow their hair or prevent further loss. It works best for men who are just starting to notice hair thinning.
Finasteride works to prevent further hair loss and stimulate the growth of thick, strong hair.
What to expect
  • 1-2 months: When you start taking Finasteride, it immediately gets to work, blocking the conversion of testosterone into DHT (the hormone responsible for hair loss). However, the Finasteride has to keep accumulating over time before you’ll see results, so be sure to keep taking it consistently.

  • 3-4 months: You should start to see some results, such as mild regrowth in areas of your scalp with thinning hair, or a decrease in daily shedding.

  • 6-9 months: You can expect to see full results of Finasteride around this time. This could mean your hair loss has slowed down or stabilized, or that you experience regrowth in areas of your scalp that had been thinning.

  • Downsides:
  • Potential side effects include a decrease in sex drive, difficulty getting or keeping an erection, and a decrease in the amount of semen released during sex. There could also be an increased risk of prostate cancer. These side effects were reported in people taking the 5mg dose rather than the 1mg dose that we prescribe at Modern Age. As always, let your Modern Age clinician know if you are experiencing any side effects.

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    • Virtual consultation

      Complete a consultation with a Modern Age clinician to see if this prescription is right for your goals.

    • Speedy shipping

      If prescribed, you'll receive a treatment plan and get your prescription shipped directly to you.

    • Ongoing support

      Your clinician will check in with you via email to see if you have questions, need any adjustments, or would like to set up a follow-up consult.

    How to use

    Daily, at the same time each day.
    Take 1 tablet, as prescribed by your clinician.

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