Propecia Product Information
Doctors usually recommend taking 1 mg of PropeciaFebruary 25, 2008 at 9:27 pm
Doctors usually recommend taking 1 mg of Propecia daily with or without meals. You must continue to use Propecia to maintain the newly grown hair. If you stop treatment, your hair will return to its pre-treatment pattern within 12 months.
Children or women should not use Propecia. Women who are pregnant or those who may become pregnant should not handle broken or crushed Propecia tablets because there is a risk of birth defects in male babies.
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