The Post-Finasteride Syndrome (PFS)

PFS describes a life-altering condition that can develop in a subset of men following exposure to the 5-alpha reductase inhibitor Finasteride (Propecia)

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propeciahelp.com is a website and discussion forum for men suffering persistent sexual, mental & physical effects after taking the drug Finasteride

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Memory disorders “significantly associated” with isotretinoin and antidepressant use

Memory disorders “significantly associated” with SSRI and isotretinoin use Memory disorders and related problems are a key concern of Propeciahelp.com members.  French researchers, publishing in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, have found that both isotretinoin and antidepressants are  significantly associated with memory disorders:…

Accutane: Journalist seeks interviewees for isotretinoin side effects research, UK issues drug safety update and Cosmo magazine covers devastating persistent effects

Accutane (isotretinoin) shares potent 5-alpha reductase inhibiting properties with finasteride and can cause a syndrome that can be apparently identical to Post Finasteride Syndrome. Reported persistent effects include libido loss, erectile dysfunction, depression, suicidal ideation, anxiety, panic attacks, penile shrinkage,…


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    by @edrudd on March 21, 2019 at 1:05 am

    @edrudd wrote: to welcome to our community. Please fill in the following template as a way of introducing yourself, and helping others to understand your background and situation. Where are you from (country)? Brasil How did you find this forum (Google […]

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  • A Comment on the Post-Finasteride Syndrome.
    Related Articles A Comment on the Post-Finasteride Syndrome. Int J Trichology. 2018 Nov-Dec;10(6):255-261 Authors: Rezende HD, Dias MFRG, Trüeb RM Abstract The post-Finasteride syndrome (PFS) has been …
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