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)

About this site is a website and discussion forum for men suffering persistent sexual, mental & physical effects after taking the drug Finasteride

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The site and discussion forum exists to support and connect men affected by the Post-Finasteride Syndrome

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Relaunch of

May 19, 2018 - 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 of mobile devices. We hope that you find the new design pleasant and easy to navigate. As well as a - Continue Reading »

Ongoing research into PFS

May 19, 2018 - 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. Reported symptoms include (but are not limited to) loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, suicidal ideation, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, cognitive - Continue Reading »

Latest Forum Topics

  • New Propecia Help Site Layout
    by @BadLuck on May 27, 2018 at 12:54 am

    @BadLuck wrote: Missing the old site. I was used to it and thought the layout was logical and well thought out. I’ll be giving this my best shot at being optimistic. I realize it took a lot of work to roll this out. I’ll have to try to […]

  • Welcome to propeciahelp
    by @axolotl on May 25, 2018 at 10:42 pm

    @axolotl wrote: Welcome to the new propeciahelp forum. Please take a moment to read our How to Get Started section, which includes our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and new Community Guidelines. If your login no longer works, please reset your […]

    by @jilanchis on May 25, 2018 at 6:17 am

    @jilanchis wrote: Where are you from (country)? US How did you find this forum (Google search – if so, what search terms? Via link from a forum or website – if so, what page? Other?) Google, propecia, hot flashes, fatigue What is your […]

  • Saw palmetto killed Superman
    by @palmettohexed on May 24, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    @palmettohexed wrote: I am new to this forum. I joined yesterday but I can’t find my post. Maybe I didn’t save it or something. Anyway, I took a supplement called PalmettPlex (PP). I took it for test boosting purposes and to nourish my […]

  • Cycled a Saw Palmetto supplement, my story
    by @palmettohexed on May 23, 2018 at 3:26 pm

    @palmettohexed wrote: This is so that we can more easily track our symptoms and hopefully find patterns in our syndrome. This will also help others understand your background, and help us try to determine what are the most commonly experienced side […]

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