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

Join the Community

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

previous arrowprevious arrow
next arrownext arrow


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 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,…

Latest Forum Topics

  • 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: 1 Participants: 1 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, […]

  • Neuroactive steroids and neurodegenerative disorders - Roberto Cosimo Melcangi, University of Milan
    by @Damon on February 16, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    @Damon wrote: Posts: 1 Participants: 1 Read full topic […]

  • Is Bakuchiol another product to avoid?
    by @lakehouse on February 15, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    @lakehouse wrote: Bakuchiol Bakuchiol is a meroterpene (a chemical compound having a partial terpenoid structure) in the class terpenophenol. It is found in Psoralea corylifolia and in Otholobium pubescens. It has been reported […]

Latest Research

  • Post-finasteride syndrome – does it really exist?
    Related Articles Post-finasteride syndrome – does it really exist? Aging Male. 2019 Jan 16;:1-10 Authors: Maksym RB, Kajdy A, Rabijewski M Abstract Inhibitors of 5α-steroid reductase are drugs used to …
Close Menu