Frequently Asked Questions
Hair loss in men is also called male pattern baldness. It can be caused by a variety of factors such as stress and genetics.
An increase in the hormone DHT is believed to be the cause of hair loss.
When over the counter creams do not work, prescription tablets are the next step to preventing hair loss and male pattern baldness.
Prescription tablets come in a special 1mg strength designed to be used for hair loss.
Like with all prescription medication, there is always the potential for side effects.
Hair loss tablets come in a low 1mg strength designed to be used for hair loss and minimise side effects. However some men can be sensitive to this medication and suffer side effects such as mood swings and sexual problems. An e-Surgery prescriber will make sure that the medication is right for you. If you have any questions please use our Ask-a-Pharmacist service to speak to a registered Pharmacist.