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Finasteride Safe Women Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
No: Finasteride is absolutely contraindicated in pregnancy due to its ability to interfere with sex organ development in the fetus. I doubt we have data in breastfeeding, as its mostly a drug used in older men. I would avoid it. I'm interested to know what the indication would be for a pregnant woman to need to use finasteride, or even to have an interest in using it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is is safe for me to take propecia while my wife is pregnant? The ob/gyn told us we shouldn't even have it in the house. The docs wants me to get off of propecia. They told me wife that obviously she should never handle it (which i knew), but shouldn't to
I : I am really not sure why you would be posing this question after the obstetrician gave you such a strong warning. Finasteride (propecia) is fda pregnancy category x. This means it is a teratogen and it is known to cause birth defects in male fetuses. The medication can be absorbed through a womans skin. ...Read more
Been using Propecia (finasteride) for 10 months and it feels like my semen is watery. Is this normal and will it effect my partners chances of getting pregnant?
Need semen analysis: Some men taking Propecia (finasteride) will notice a change in their semen quality. There is not a strong association with male infertility however. Propecia (finasteride) blocks the production of DHT. You need testosterone for the production of sperm (along with FSH). The only way to be sure though is to have a semen analysis. Your local doctor typically can order a semen analysis. ...Read more
Propecia (finasteride) safe drug: Propecia (finasteride) is approved by the fda for male pattern hairless treatment and is generally considered a safe drug. Like any drug, it does have side effects. The most common reported side effects of Finasteride are loss of sex drive and the inability to achieve or maintain an erection. The incidence of these problems however is very small. For men taking Finasteride for five years, the difference between. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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