How Should I Take & Store Propecia? | Hair Loss & Hair Transplant Surgery Guide

There are many questions when you take any type of medication. Do you take it on an empty stomach? Is there a certain time of the day it should be taken? And these questions arise because every medication has different rules.

In order for Propecia to be effective, you must take one tablet once a day, every day. The tablet is taken orally and should be taken with water in order to make it easier to swallow. This medication can be taken with or without food; it will not have any effects on your stomach such as nausea if you take it without eating first. As the drug circulates in your blood stream and affects hormones, you want it to have a relatively constant level in your blood. Therefore, you should try and take the medication at the same time every day. A useful tip is to set a reminder or choose a time where you have to complete another task and put your medication in this area.

How to store Propecia

As with all drugs, instructions will be issued with the medication to explain the best way to store your medication. It is important that you follow these as they are put there to ensure that you get the most out of your medication and it doesn't fall into the wrong hands.

The drug should be stored at room temperature so do not put it in the fridge for safekeeping. Like many other medications, it should also be kept out of direct sunlight. It should also be stored where it will not get damaged in any way and you must make certain that it is not in reach of children or pets. There has not been must research into the effects of Finasteride on children or pets therefore it is recommended that they are kept well away from the medication just in case. Women should also avoid this medication as it can have serious effects on male fetuses.

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