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¹Having a visit does not guarantee a medication will be ordered or refilled. It is clinicians’ professional decision. DrHouse providers do not prescribe or refill controlled substances via virtual visits. ²Your provider may recommend follow-up care, including additional services that may not be included in visit price.

How much does a visit to get a
Finasteride
prescription cost?

Save!
DrHouse
Plus
Save with DrHouse Plus membership. 24/7 visits.
Try it risk-free for 30 days.
$19/visit
Only $9.99/month. Cancel anytime.
24/7 virtual visits
See board-certified clinicians from top
U.S. medical schools in 15 minutes or less.
Includes family members
Membership includes your kids,
spouse, parents, grandparents,
brothers, and sisters.
Prescriptions as needed¹
See our clinicians whenever you need a new Rx or need to renew existing Rx.¹
On-demand care support
Chat with our care support whenever necessary. They are here for you 24/7.
Without
DrHouse Plus
100% satisfaction guarantee. We will refund the cost of your visit if we are unable to offer care.
$79/visit
24/7 virtual visits
See board-certified clinicians from top
U.S. medical schools in 15 minutes or less.
Includes family members
Add spouse, child, parent,
grandparent, brother and sister to
your account.
Prescriptions as needed¹
See our clinicians whenever you need a new Rx or need to renew existing Rx.¹
On-demand care support
Chat with our care support whenever necessary. They are here for you 24/7. Available for 7 days
¹Having a visit does not guarantee a medication will be ordered or refilled. It is clinicians’ professional decision. DrHouse providers do not prescribe or refill controlled substances via virtual visits. ²Your provider may recommend follow-up care, including additional services that may not be included in visit price.

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Finasteride

Finasteride is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of male pattern baldness and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Available in tablet form, it was approved for use by the FDA back in 1992 for males with an enlarged prostate; finasteride helps improve the impact of the symptoms of the condition, as well as decrease the likelihood of developing a urinary tract infection (UTI). It is sometimes prescribed by healthcare professionals off-label for the treatment of hair loss in women. 

It’s a long-term prescription that patients often take for many years. In the case of male pattern baldness, the medication has to be taken permanently, or the baldness will return. It’s classified as a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor, and there are two brand name versions, Proscar and Propecia, both of which only treat one condition: Proscar is used for male pattern baldness; Propecia for BPH. 

What is Finasteride Prescribed For? 

A healthcare professional may prescribe finasteride for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPG) or for male pattern baldness. 

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a condition that causes the prostate to grow too large, which can make it difficult for urine to pass through the urethra. Finasteride is used to shrink the prostate, which in turn helps to ease the symptoms of the condition. 

Male pattern baldness is genetic hair loss in men. Finasteride helps to prevent further hair loss and promotes new hair growth in the scalp.

How Does Finasteride Work? 

Finasteride is a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor drug. It helps to prevent one hormone (testosterone) from turning into another hormone (dihydrotestosterone). If a person has too much DHT in their body, then their prostate can grow larger. It can also cause hair to weaken, fall out, and stop growing. Finasteride helps to stop this hormone change. This change will only stop while the drug is being taken; if the patient stops taking finasteride, then the naturally occurring change will begin again. 

What Are The Side Effects of Finasteride? 

Side effects of taking finasteride are uncommon. Roughly only around one in a hundred people that take the medication experience side effects. And even if a person does get side effects, they usually become less noticeable after a while.

Common side effects include:

  • Difficulty maintaining an erection
  • Difficulty producing semen.

There are some more serious side effects associated with finasteride. These affect roughly one in a thousand people and include:

  • Depression or low moods
  • Lumps and pain in the chest area. 
  • Allergic reaction.
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Frequently asked questions

  • Since it is a prescription only medication, you’ll need a prescription to get finasteride. It is possible to get a finasteride prescription online by making an appointment at DrHouse, a 24/7 telemedicine platform that can quickly and securely connect you with a licensed healthcare clinician. If the healthcare professional determines that you are eligible for a finasteride online prescription, they will send one directly to you or to a pharmacy of your choosing.

  • Finasteride is a tablet that you take via the mouth. Most people have to take one a day, with or without food. For the medicine to be most effective, it’s recommended to take it at the same time each day, though it’s not important what time of the day that is. You should take the tablet whole with a glass of water; do not crush or chew it.

  • It’s generally fine to eat and drink as normal when you are taking finasteride. However, it’s important to avoid having sexual intercourse (or wear a condom) with someone who is pregnant or who could get pregnant since finasteride can enter your semen and affect the unborn baby. The supplement St John’s wort may reduce the effectiveness of finasteride.

  • Finasteride has been shown to be effective in the treatment of male pattern baldness. It can prevent additional hair loss and promote hair growth in the scalp. However, to keep the effects of finasteride, you’ll need to take the medication permanently; if you stop taking the medication, the hormone process that causes hair loss will resume. As such, it’s not a cure for baldness, just an effective treatment.

  • It is not possible to buy finasteride over the counter. It is a prescription drug, which means you’ll have to get a prescription in order to get the medicine. If you need finasteride, you can get finasteride online by making an appointment with one of the clinicians at DrHouse.

  • To get an online prescription for finasteride you will have to set up an account with us, download the DrHouse app and make an on-demand visit with one of our board-certified clinicians. 

  • Our clinicians are able to prescribe up to a 90-day prescription for any previously prescribed medications that are not classified as controlled substances. They use their medical judgement to determine whether to prescribe and the duration. They will have the prescription sent to the pharmacy of your choice.