How is Finasteride different from Propecia? ADMIN March 19, 2020 18:29 Updated Finasteride is the generic name for Propecia. Chemically, it is the same medication and works the same way in the body. Related articles Does Finasteride Work? How does Finasteride work? How long does Finasteride take and what results can I expect? Possible side effects of Finasteride Why shouldn’t women use Finasteride? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.