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  1. Is DHT different than testosterone?
    ... normal. Eventually this leads to hair loss in men. Propecia acts to block this conversion of testosterone into ... actually a few ways the testosterone can be converted and propecia only blocks one of the ways. So it is possible that ... propecia will only partly work. A new product coming out sood ... loss then you should start as soon as possible on propecia , because once the hair folicles are converted they ... can't be converted back. Note that propecia and proscar are the same thing only 5x more per pill ... quarters and save a bundle. If you decided to take propecia , you should also watch for side effects which can...
    ... loss then you should start as soon as possible on > propecia , because once the hair folicles are converted they ... back." That's what I believed too. But some of the Propecia literature claims hair "regrowth"...I have never come...
    ... loss effects then you will experience hair loss. All propecia does is prevent the conversion in those peripheral ... later you can sue him for all the extra expense of propecia . Talk about a rip off. [the same is true of viagra...
    ... your self a bundle. Rogaine does the same thing as propecia except it soaks into the skin and stops DHT production ... wouldn't recommend Rogaine though when you can take propecia ....

  2. Hairloss won't stop! Help!
    ... except for some very specific types of hair loss. Propecia works and it's shown to be 90% effective. I think ... testosterone now and so you are seeing the hair loss. Propecia prevents the conversion of testostereone into a form ... resciption for proscar, the prostate medication. It's just propecia at 5x the dose for the same cost (can you spell drug...

  3. Hair Turning White
    ... of my neck. I got a biopsy to follow it up. I take propecia and Im only 19. You think I should tell my doctor ... about the propecia im using? Do you think that the nodule in my neck ... problem will my hair grow back? I need my hair and propecia costs alot!!!!...

General Health board

  1. I'm Falling Apart and Nobody Knows Why?
    ... headaches doesn't add up to GERD symptoms. I took Propecia for a couple of months and that might cause me to...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Cleanses that ACTUALLY work?
    ... pulled out like that. at this point im ready to order propecia and rogaine even if im losing hair to somethin other...

  2. Can't get rid of parasite
    ... this fast at 23....and i dont want to take rogaine or propecia if its not male pattern baldness and is somethin more...

  3. Erection/libido/sexual stamina
    ... I thought I was losing my hair and went on a drug propecia , it made me totally impotent as a side effect, but...
    ... reduces the effect of androgens in the body (like propecia ) then the use of an herbal which probably would fall ... loss and gracefully work with the condition. Since Propecia reduces the production of scalp serum you could also ... died, then no more hair will return with or without propecia . So that's a reality factor you need to consider when...

Incontinence board

  1. Urinary and semen incontinence in men. Anyone else have the drip?
    ... original urinary issue coinsided with my beginning Propecia treatment for hair loss but I have never seen this...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. Havent Been Feeling Well For a Few Days Now
    ... do a whole lot. I am currently taking Zoloft and propecia . I started taking propecia about a week before ... september. I immediately assumed that it was the propecia , so I didnt take it yesterday and I was still light...

Spinal Cord Disorders board

  1. Vets - Horner's Syndrome PostOp ACDF?
    ... tract thing (I forget the medical term - sounds like Propecia ) with my feet. I never even considered balance issues...

Cancer: Prostate board

  1. PSA fluctuations - cancer or not? Antibiotics, etc.
    ... about 50% - no news there, but I was surprised that Propecia , a 1 mg, 1/5 dose of finasteride, sold for hair restoratio...

  2. prostate cancer after prostatectomy
    ... Proscar, and in a lower dose for regrowing scalp hair as Propecia ). My recollection is there are only two side effects...

  3. Surgery or Brachytherapy (seeding)
    ... which could be a supressed number because I've been on propecia (finisteride), for hair loss for at least 5 years...
    ... which could be a supressed number because I've been on propecia (finisteride), for hair loss for at least 5 years...
    ... which could be a supressed number because I've been on propecia (finisteride), for hair loss for at least 5 years...
    ... which could be a supressed number because I've been on propecia (finisteride), for hair loss for at least 5 years ... good findings except for the Gleason, of course. Propecia is only one fifth as strong as finasteride, but it ... the cancer to an extent at the same time), I doubt Propecia would suppress the PSA by more than 50%. Therefore ... your case. The nomograms do not ask about current propecia use or allow for an adjustment, so you could double...
    ... 21 CC's in size, maybe small because of the 1 mg of propecia that I've been on for hair loss for 5 or more years...
    ... 21 CC's in size, maybe small because of the 1 mg of propecia that I've been on for hair loss for 5 or more years ... months as I recall, certainly within a year. Although propecia is just one fifth the dose of finasteride, you have ... fact established by research, and you have been on propecia , which is a lower dose of the same medication, for...
    ... 21 CC's in size, maybe small because of the 1 mg of propecia that I've been on for hair loss for 5 or more years...
    ... 21 CC's in size, maybe small because of the 1 mg of propecia that I've been on for hair loss for 5 or more years...

  4. Propecia / Proscar
    ... incidence of prostate cancer in people taking Proscar (or Propecia , which is simply a lower dose of Proscar). One controversia...

  5. Questions about psa levels
    ... urination. My PSA level came in at 0.5. I was taking Propecia (for hair loss) at that time. Do you think Propecia...
    ... Were you having frequent urination while taking propecia ? Since propecia is used to treat Benign Prostatic ... Hypertrophy in men as well as baldness. My fil was taking propecia for BPH. Did you tell your dr you were on propecia...
    ... experience frequent urination problem while taking Propecia . I took Propecia for hair regrowth on my own. I stopped...

  6. Daily Proscar Use for Hairloss
    ... diminishing the DHT circulating in the blood. The drug Propecia is just a reduced dosage of Proscar....

Exercise & Fitness board

  1. Anyone here take Propecia(finasteride)? How does it affect the body?
    ... heard some die hard weight-lifters consume a ton of Propecia to stop the extra testosterone from converting to ... converted to DHT that your results might even be better on Propecia . I think they were taking up to 10 mg's a day when...
    ... to be a little more specific with these questions. Propecia may cause an increase in acne, extra body fat, and ... decrease in libido. What do you want to know? Propecia does not decrease testosterone, what it does is stops...

Nutritional Disorders board

  1. Is this Celiac?
    ... rapid hair loss/ thinning, falls out really easy (on propecia and wont stop) first sign with fatigue on the onset...

Obesity board

  1. Man Boobs Question?!?
    ... I don't take any type drugs with the exception of propecia daily for hair loss recently. The boobs have been...

Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. Saw Palmetto?
    ... adapt and benefits could lessen. It acts just like '' Propecia '' on hair loss blocking the DHT sites in the Prostate...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Thyroid Disease
    ... but should i get my thyroid checked? i just started propecia because i went to a hair specialist. please can someone...

  2. Could I have throid disease?
    ... thinks I have hereditary hair loss and prescribed me propecia . I am only 19 years old. Could i have throid disease...

  3. Case study 21: Diagnose: "I dunno" - Doc
    ... for the same thing anymore. I was recently given propecia for my hair, but it's only effective for male pattern...

Eye & Vision board

  1. Dry eyes....Help!
    ... showed that anti-androgen medicines like Proscar and Propecia were drying out patients meibomian glands. I have...
    ... age), or took medicine that blocked androgen like propecia , proscar, accutane, avodart. These findings only came...

Infertility board

  1. When Meds Arn't Covered by Ins.
    ... of the drugstore my fiance uses online to get his propecia (yes the hair loss drug). But if i am please tell...

Relationship Health board

  1. Losing my hair at 26. Who is gonna want me?...Im getting real depressed Help!
    ... using rogaine for about a year now and have been on propecia for about 8 months. Both are not working. I actually...

  2. Losing Hope...
    ... If you are worried about your hair you can get on propecia and rogaine...itwill save it for quite some time....

Blood and Blood Vessel board

  1. Essential Thrombocytosis
    ... It has started again on interferon, so I am using propecia and regaine now, but am not sure that is all necessary...

  2. Essential Thrombocythemia
    ... I'm worried about it hair loss... my Dr prescribed propecia when I asked him for it, but I have read that vitamin...

Heart Disorders board

  1. Heart stress when I lay down
    ... along with Straterra for concentration. I also take Propecia but I wouldn't think this would have as much of an...

Herpes board

  1. acyclovir side effects
    ... taking the meds. Then maybe you should try taking Propecia (and maybe Rogaine). They may help your hair regrow...

Lyme Disease board

  1. Do I have Lyme? 4 years no docs can help
    ... rapid hair loss/ thinning, falls out really easy (on propecia and wont stop) first sign with fatigue on the onset...

Liver & Pancreas Disorders board

  1. Urgent help needed: Bad metabolism problems, swollen liver, severe sleep deprevation
    ... doctor noticed my thinning hair and told me to take propecia . The doctor said there would be no real risk and try ... seeming unreal and scary. I finally realized it was the propecia causing my anxiety. I have never had an anxiety problem...

Urology board

  1. question if anyone had any info?
    ... family, my father currently has it. I have been taking propecia for 7 years for preventive purposes, and just recently ... prostatis.. (bad spelling). he had told me that taking propecia can lead to acute prostate cancer, and told me to...
    ... anything! i was taking it to prevent hair loss, which propecia is supposed effectuate. It has but i am worried bc ... the docotor told me taking propecia , (which is an fda approved drug and widely dissemintated...

Men's Health board

  1. Testosterone/estrogen/thyroid results and avodart + severe bloating
    ... 5mg/day for 9 months, prior to that a full year of propecia . I'd been slowly losing my hair for many years when ... i started the propecia . They've been pretty effective, the avodart a lot ... more so than the propecia . My serum testosterone is 657 on 241-827 LH 7.5...

  2. Finally going to address my T issue ...
    ... . When I was in my late 20s, I started using Propecia (Finesteride) for hair loss. After about a year and ... stopped and started again twice to prove it was the Propecia doing it and it was. I then quit Propecia for good...

  3. Low Testosterone-questions
    ... WHY you have low T. Have you been on meds? Ever take Propecia , a/k/a finistaride? Any sterioid use or other diseases...
    ... WHY you have low T. Have you been on meds? Ever take Propecia , a/k/a finistaride? Any sterioid use or other diseases...

  4. Substitute for Androgel.....
    ... low shbg of 10 and thought thay my 8-9 yr old use of Propecia could be a factor, with the use of paxil/wellbutrin ... were prescribed and made a declining situation worse. Propecia , a/k/a finistaride, is a known cause of problems in...

  5. Low Testosterone-need some advice, guidance
    ... Never touched steroids of any kind...used propecia maybe 3 years ago for a few months...had TSH done...

  6. Low Testosterone, or something else? What other tests do I need?
    ... low shbg of 10 and thought thay my 8-9 yr old use of Propecia could be a factor, with the use of paxil/wellbutrin ... what I now realize was low T or if they caused it. Propecia , a/k/a finistaride, is a known cause of problems,...

  7. Undescended Testicle & Hypogonadism - HELP!!
    ... hairloss? I have some male pattern loss now. Can I take propecia to offset what test is doing? I guess I am really...

  8. Need help with Andriol question
    ... dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. I am also taking Propecia for hairloss. Propecia is to get rid of the DHT so...

  9. Man Boobs Question?!?
    ... I don't take any type drugs with the exception of propecia daily for hair loss recently. Thede boobs have been...

  10. Male Pattern Baldness...any preventive measures?
    ... that is over the counter. There is also finasteride ( propecia ) and apparently something fairly new called duasteride...

  11. Thinning hair-what to do
    ... spot. What can i do to restore the thickness? Does propecia or rogaine increase thickness? thanks...

  12. Propecia made my penis thicker
    ... now 22 but for the last 5 months I have been taking Propecia for Male Pattern Baldness. Now it says there may...

  13. growing chest hair
    ... you discontinue it. :) The same is true for Propecia ....

  14. Does Rogaine work?
    ... Babernethy~ please give us an update on your propecia use. Thank you....
    ... 60.000 if you are not covered. Still cheaper then Propecia ...

Sexual Health - Men board

  1. Possible reasons for flacid size decrease
    ... promiscuous time for me (college) and also taking the drug propecia . There is an uncomfortable feeling and noticable...
    ... You are lucky if you can still have sex after propecia . It messes up a lot of people in the sex dept....

  2. loss of sexual sensation at 23, help
    ... faintest clue what my problem is. I have been on propecia (finasteride) for about a year and 2/3 but I did not ... sexual symptoms within the first year I was taking propecia so I assumed it was not the cause of the recent effects...

  3. Would anti-depressants help fix my anxiety related ED?
    ... Your doctors are ill-informed. According to Propecia : In clinical studies for PROPECIA, a small number ... 2% of men and went away in men who stopped taking PROPECIA because of them....

  4. Taking Finasteride--Smaller Penis?
    ... the pill so it is closer to 1 mg. (to approximate Propecia which is 1 mg finasteride) In any case, since taking ... through adulthood. It was not seen anecdotally in Propecia /Proscar studies, but it wasn't studied directly either...

  5. Can saw palmetto cause ED??
    ... and only at tissue levels not even in the blood like Propecia . Even moreso, they are doubting that it is a 5-AR...

  6. Propecia and Impotence???
    ... tesosterone looks good, and Propecia actually lowers the testosterone level, so you should ... have a nice testosterone level. plus i doubt propecia would do anything at 1 months time. dont worry...

  7. Erection Question.. prolactin??
    ... took it to overcome because of a side effect from propecia that i had. I stopped taking propecia 4 months ago...

  8. Libido Issues...25 years old, no errections
    ... even wake up with erections any more! I was taking Propecia for a while, but I stopped about a week ago. Please...
    ... Propecia is bad news. It causes impotence in some users....
    ... Definitely stop taking the Propecia . From what I have read it counteracts testosterone...
    ... Yup...low test levels IMO from the Propecia ....
    ... even wake up with erections any more! I was taking Propecia for a while, but I stopped about a week ago. Please ... and at weird times, at night. Please help! propecia causes impotence. Stop taking that NOW!!! :)...

  9. Talking to the g/f about stretching, and no ejaculation sometimes, help!
    ... much. I've had this problem, but I've been taking propecia for my hair so I had a good idea what's been causing...

  10. testosterone?????
    ... concerned about T conversion to DHT, finasteride ( Propecia etc.) will block T conversion to DHT. Hope that...

ADD / ADHD board

  1. Off-label Prescription Drugs for ADD/ADHD
    ... originally created to combat high blood pressure and Propecia (hair growth drug) is actually just a prostate drug...

Anxiety board

  1. Effexor XR 5 days..Hairloss already!!!!
    ... well as 50mcg of selenium. HELP!!!! Can I mix propecia with Effexor? IMO this is somewhat senseless knowing...

Depression board

  1. I AGREE!!! I can't believe its possible to be this depressed
    ... hellish nightmare. I'm losing my hair, literally Im on Propecia at 21. The memory and hope harvested from the...

  2. I cant take it anymore
    ... Hey many you doing anything for your hair? I take propecia and use minox...it has seemd to slow it down a lot...

Acne board

  1. Roaccutane-Hairloss
    ... choose the easy way out by prescribing minoxidil and propecia for any kinds of hair loss which I find it totally...

  2. SOMEone help me PLEASE I BEG YOU!..was put on doxycycline w/ duac & differin
    ... should do like botox, chemical peels, facials, take propecia for my hair, blah blah. Um yea, he seems like a free...
    ... should do like botox, chemical peels, facials, take propecia for my hair, blah blah. Um yea, he seems like a free...

  3. B5 & Accutane - My Theory - Inhibit Biotin = Less Acne
    ... helped a very little. At this point i'm looking into propecia , but the sides are scaring me. So I may just try 5...

  4. Spironolactone for Acne
    ... dihydrotestosterone. Also: Finasteride (marketed as Propecia and Proscar) Promoted for use in treating pattern...

  5. Can you go bald if you go on accutane?
    ... will.My advice to any man who see his hair thin get propecia and /or rogain....

  6. My Hair is Thinning while on Accutane???
    ... ask your dermatologist to prescribe you 1mg/day of Propecia . It wouldn't really hurt if you take both medications...

  7. Question for Sweetjade!
    ... To answer your other question, Finasteride ( Propecia , Proscar) help males with Male Patterned Baldness...

  8. Why aren't more of us guys trying Avodart?
    ... From what male & female users have said, Finasteride ( Propecia -70%, Proscar) is not helpful for acne and only work ... after a 2 weeks. Others said that Finasteride (generic Propecia ) gave them forehead and/or body acne and that Avodart...
    ... Accutane - temp. effects], Flutamide, Spironolactone, Propecia , Avodart, Saw Palmetto, Stinging Nettle*, & Zinc-B6...

  9. Any feedback regarding Avodart?
    ... Isn't Avodart basically a more potent version of Propecia ?...
    ... testosterone into DHT, and there are 2 types of 5-A-R. Propecia only inhibits Type II 5-A-R, and for that reason is...

  10. Hairloss after Vitamin B-5....Please help me out.
    ... every dandruff shampoo in the book. I even went on Propecia for months to see if it was normal hair loss, which...

  11. Another Spiro Reject...
    ... Acid (B5)? I was getting acne outbreaks while on Propecia and it cleared it up right away. Maybe you could...

  12. gyno/derm WHY WON'T THEY RX SPIRO????
    ... prostate function similar to Finasteride (Proscar, Propecia )! It does so by the same mechanisms as Sprionolactone...

Hair Loss / Alopecia board

  1. Sudden Hair Loss - due to surgery or hereditary baldness?
    ... it grew back fine. If you're a man, I'd recommend Propecia . My husband is 42 and has fabulous hair. As soon ... top of his head about 6 years ago, he started taking Propecia . It worked fabulously and it really has pretty much...
    ... cool thanks. Are you sure propecia doesn't have side effects? I heard the side effects...


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