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 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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  • Any input on thin & veiny penis/scrotum skin?
    by @Rmoney96 on December 15, 2018 at 3:24 am

    @Rmoney96 wrote: Hey guys has anyone seen any change in veiny thin penis and scrotum skin from this stuff? Have recovered people noticed this gets better at all? Pretty depressed about it right now Posts: 1 […]

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    by @awor on December 14, 2018 at 9:57 pm

    @awor wrote: We’re looking for a SEO/SEM specialist to help take our cause to the next step. If you have SEO/SEM work experience, are available to help, and are interested in joining the propeciahelp team on a volunteer basis, please contact me […]

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    by @NewYorker on December 14, 2018 at 5:55 pm

    @NewYorker wrote: Has anyone here had a gut bacteria test? I signed up for one (https://ubiome.com) which was covered free under my insurance, but took a couple of months to get results back. A few things were reported out of range, but I didn’t […]

  • Phase III and IV coming from Melcangi/Fundraiser
    by @holyhead on December 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    @holyhead wrote: WINTER FUNDRAISING DRIVE New Research Afoot at the University of Milano Dec. 14, 2018 Dear Friends: We’ll start with the good news. Then onto the great news. That’s right. We’ve got great news on the PFS fundraising […]

  • My last post. I consider myself cured. I thank you all for your help and wish you the best
    by @Down on December 14, 2018 at 2:40 am

    @Down wrote: I took fin for 3 months, discontinued and faced the next 11 months in the most severe condition I’ve ever been in. I had no libido. Brain fog to the point of feeling mentally disabled. Anxiety that was so bad I couldn’t look […]

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