|Short description Overview and Benefits   Finasteride 1mg is a drug used to treat hair loss in men. The drug works by preventing the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT is responsible for the development of BPH (the benign prostatic hyperplasia). Finasteride is used to treat the symptoms of BPH in men with enlarged prostate.   Finasteride is only indicated for use in men. It may also be used in purposes not mentioned in this review. Do not confuse Finasteride 1mg tablets with the 5mg tablets.