Male hair loss treatment (finasteride)

Treatment in 3 easy steps

Speak to your pharmacist to find out if finasteride is suitable for you. If it is, they can prescribe it and you can take it once a day. You should see an improvement over a few months.

Choose an appointment

Use our easy calendar to book an appointment that suits you.


Visit your local pharmacist for a consultation.


Take finasteride tablets once a day.

Is finasteride right for you?

Your pharmacist can advise you on the best treatment for hair loss. They will need a more detailed consultation to find out if finasteride tablets are right for you. You need to tell them about any previous allergic reactions to medicines and about any other medications you are using.

You should start to see an improvement of hair growth over the next few months although it may take up to a year to see the full benefit.

Talk to your pharmacist

Take finasteride once daily

See improvement within months

Up to one year for full effect

Keep taking tablets to maintain effect

Speak to your pharmacist about finasteride

"Hair loss is a normal part of the ageing process but it can affect self-confidence and mental health in some men. There are safe and effective treatments available to slow down male pattern baldness and prevent hair loss so there’s no need to suffer in silence."

Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE

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