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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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 Elle 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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  • Some cases of cardiac events in Accutane patients
    by @Dubya_B on July 24, 2019 at 1:00 am

    @Dubya_B wrote: A case report of a cardiac side-effect with elevated creatine kinase in a 25 year-old taking Accutane that includes a brief description of several similar cases. journalagent.com TKDA-67055-CASE_REPORT-AKCAY.pdf 616.25 KB […]

  • Levetiracetam. Increased libido and motivation
    by @slick1 on July 23, 2019 at 10:33 pm

    @slick1 wrote: Actually levetiracetam is associated with suicidial behavior. But i have opposite effect. Probably due to its ability to increase general and free testosterone. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Effect of levetiracetam on testosterone levels in male […]

  • Alterations of the dorsal nerve of the penis
    by @Demon on July 23, 2019 at 10:06 pm

    @Demon wrote: I wanted to know, who noticed alterations of the dorsal nerve of the penis? I mean, I see a nerve, wavy, as if it were detached, that you didn’t see at all before! I have attached a photo, where only the skin and nerve indicated by […]

  • Levetiracetam. increased libido
    by @slick1 on July 23, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    @slick1 wrote: (topic withdrawn by author, will be automatically deleted in 24 hours unless flagged) Posts: 1 Participants: 1 Read full topic […]

  • New areas for PFS research: pudendal and peripheral nerve + penile tissues
    by @aldo on July 23, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    @aldo wrote: A few weeks ago I suggested that PFS research could add penile tissues as a topic. I also think we should have more research on peripheral nerves, mainly pudendal, because both things may be related (nerves and penile tissues). There must […]


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