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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    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, […]

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  • 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 […]

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    by @AnhedonicApe on June 25, 2019 at 6:50 pm

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