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….
Immune system upregulation?
by @joey10 on February 18, 2019 at 3:57 pm
@joey10 wrote: Anybody else think we are dealing with an immune system upregulation? The body is wasting stuff to quickly. I mean I havent had a proper cold since all this stuff happened 2.5+ years ago. I still get a sore throat, dry nose etc, but not […]
Confused whether I have porn induced ed due to overmasturbation or finasteride effects still persistent
by @Mpind on February 17, 2019 at 3:18 pm
@Mpind wrote: I took Propecia for around 3.5 months and quit Jan 2018… I have been suffering from ed since March 2018 but I am. Not sure whether it’s because of Propecia. I don’t have any mental sides or shrinkage… Only ed, […]
Methods to relieve Tinnitus
by @Vallan on February 17, 2019 at 8:44 am
@Vallan wrote: Please I would like some advice to relieve my tinnitus. Posts: 4 Participants: 4 Read full topic […]
Forum suggestion regarding audience
by @slick1 on February 16, 2019 at 11:01 pm
@slick1 wrote: I wonder why wouldn’t this forum broaden its target audience a little. It is confusing for people with PAS if they come here first time. They will think the forum is not targeting their problem. ( thats what i thought few months […]
Database of Treatments
by @sodawater on February 16, 2019 at 9:58 pm
@sodawater wrote: Hey Guys, Its been a long time since I’ve been lurking on the boards but I’m committed to trying to get myself back to 100%. There is so much good information in the community, but without any sorting of the data, […]
- Post-finasteride syndrome – does it really exist?
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