The Power of Propecia: Statistics and Facts on Hair Loss Treatment

  1. Male pattern baldness affects around 50 million men in the United States alone. (Source: American Hair Loss Association)
  2. Propecia (finasteride) has been clinically proven to stop hair loss in 86% of men, and stimulate new hair growth in 65% of men. (Source: International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery)
  3. The average cost of a one-month supply of Propecia is $80 to $100, while the average cost of a three-month supply is $200 to $250. (Source: GoodRx)
  4. Finasteride (the active ingredient in Propecia) has been found to reduce the risk of prostate cancer by up to 25%. (Source: Harvard Medical School)
  5. Propecia has been shown to be effective in treating hair loss in men of all ages, including those in their 20s and 30s. (Source: Mayo Clinic)
  6. The most common side effects of Propecia include decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, and ejaculation disorders, but these side effects typically go away after stopping the medication. (Source: National Institutes of Health)
  7. In rare cases, Propecia has been associated with an increased risk of developing male breast cancer. (Source: American Cancer Society)
  8. Propecia should not be taken by women, as it can cause birth defects in male fetuses. (Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration)
  9. It typically takes at least three months of consistent use of Propecia to see noticeable results in hair growth and thickness. (Source: International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery)
  10. Propecia is a prescription medication that must be obtained from a licensed healthcare provider. (Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration)