The following is a conversation between Derek Jones and Pete @ Propeciahelp.com. Derek is a British documentary film-maker. We spoke in February of 2019. Derek’s son, Jesse, tragically took his own life in 2011. Jesse took two courses of Roaccutane…
We are pleased to announce the launch of our comprehensive Post-Drug Syndrome Survey. propeciahelp.com is requesting the participation of patients suffering persistent health problems for at least three months following the use and cessation of a drug, substance, or drug/substance…
We are supporting a new research project on the persistent side effects experienced by men who have used and discontinued finasteride (brand name Propecia or Proscar) and subsequently committed suicide. The research is led by Dr Michael Irwig, Associate Professor…
Late last year we saw yet more Accutane side-effect publicity. Erectile dysfunction is one of the conditions which has sadly hit patient Ed Henthorn. Ed is a 23 year-old from Oxfordshire, UK, and would-be environmental science student. Ed took Accutane for…
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:…
We are today announcing two significant community-led scientific projects, both requiring the contributions of patients suffering Post-Finasteride Syndrome and the persistent conditions caused by use of isotretinoin (accutane), dutasteride (avodart) and saw palmetto (other 5 alpha reductase inhibiting substances) as…
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,…
Welcome to both long term sufferers of PFS and new members. Propeciahelp has now undergone a substantial update. This change was necessary from a technical perspective, but also for a number of reasons relating to user experience, including the accommodation…
PFS is a variable and potentially devastating condition, but its molecular mechanism(s) are currently unclear. The predispositions that cause a subset of men to develop PFS from as little as a single exposure to a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor remain unknown….
I prefer to die
by @Demon on June 26, 2019 at 12:18 pm
@Demon wrote: Guys I feel totally bad this is an absolute nightmare. I keep crashing and my physical symptoms get worse. This is undoubtedly the most terrifying summer ever. Any news of Baylor? If I have to continue like this I prefer to die. And you, […]
Shoulder joint pain
by @2981 on June 26, 2019 at 5:47 am
@2981 wrote: Hi guys, I’ve now had constant joint pain in my shoulder for 4 days, can’t lift my arm at all. I hang on the gym as a coping mechanism which this will impact!!! Anyone had any success with managing this symptom? Any […]
Best PFS motivator? "Recovery is NOT impossible" vs. "Learn to endure permanently"
by @anonymous1968 on June 25, 2019 at 11:31 pm
@anonymous1968 wrote: Howdy! I’m sharing an unusual email conversation between myself and an author who is publishing a book about PFS victims and their life stories. She argued essentially that recovery is rare and dependent entirely on unique […]
Need ur guys help! important! possible demethylation treatment!
by @AnhedonicApe on June 25, 2019 at 6:50 pm
@AnhedonicApe wrote: Sorry guys closed because of privacy reasons. I ask ur help in links/explanations why epigenetic silencing of genes is what is happening to us. A possible demethyating treatment may be tested by me in the future. Thanks in advance […]
Bloodwork analysis: help
by @Cman on June 25, 2019 at 1:29 pm
@Cman wrote: FC19DFE9-AE26-461A-A7D5-5F11D61CCAA9.jpeg1114×877 117 KB A1091737-BCEA-4242-8CD7-F060F9086E63.jpeg1123×680 110 KB 0481E3C2-862B-44DE-B812-B1D62CD772FF.jpeg1125×886 114 KB I just got bloodwork back from last week. […]
- Maintenance of optimised hair growth from viable terminal scalp hair follicles at baseline with oral finasteride in male pattern hair loss and first evidence of a "drug dependency" and a post-finasteride "rebound effect".
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