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Medicine For Finasteride Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Is it ok for me to take an anti allergy pill when I have heart failure and am on advair, buproprion, topamax, restarts, xanax, (alprazolam) klonopin and propecia?
23 yr-old, since puberty had facial "bloating" and other symptoms suggestive of thyroid or cortisol issues, but hasn't found effective treatment....?
Subclinical Hypothyroididsm: In a difficult case like yours I take into consideration ratio of T4 to TSH. If the ratio is less than 2.5 I have found out that patients have hypothyroidism. I would take small dose of synthyroid like 0.25mg for a month and recheck T4and TSH then decide whether to continue or add some more. This will depend on how you tolerate it and what's your T4 and TSH. Obviously you have compound problem in situation like this hypothyroidism needs to be corrected first. Let me know how you do. ...Read more
Can the drug propecia (finasteride) be used with 5grams of L Arginine without any interaction with one another or side effects?
YES: There is no interaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
If infertility happens with propecia, (finasteride) is it reversible after dis-continual of the drug?
Sir I use hair fin 1mg medicine finasteride since 3 month continously but my top head crown area not covered with hair so I can use 5mg daily yes no?
What kind of treatment is propecia (finasteride)? Or is it a name of medicine? Please kindly tell me detail information about propecia (finasteride).
Finasteride: This blocks conversion of testosterone to the molecule that allows male pattern baldness. It's a standard treatment if this is what you want. Link http://www. Drugs. Com/propecia. Html it's your decision; 95% of good looks for a man is physical fitness rather than where he does and does not have hair. ...Read more
Explanation: There are no relations between them. Answer is NO. ...Read more
Rogaine (minoxidil) & propecia are how much effective drugs. Can this treatment recover the whole loss & how much it takes to show some result. I m using frm 2mnth?
6 months: You must be on both of these medications for 6 months before you see results. If you stop using them all the benefits will be lost. ...Read more
Finasteride 1 mg: At higher doses (used for bph), increased risk of high grade prostate cancer & male breast cancer have been suggested, but unvalidated. Erectile dysfunction, decreased libido, ejaculatory dysfunction, gynecomastia, testicular pain & even depression are possible, but rare. It should be avoided in liver disease. Exposure to pregnant females can cause damage to the fetus. ...Read more
If I stop using propecia (finasteride) due to side effects will the side effects continue still or it will stop when I stop using the medicine.?
Effects will stop.: The most common side effects of Finasteride (propecia) are depression, decreased libido, decreased ejaculate volume, and breast size increase. These side effects are reversible, and will disappear after you stop the medication. The half-life of the drug is 6 hours, so the medication will wash out in 1-2 days. For more information: http://www.Fda.Gov/safety/medwatch/safetyinformation/ucm208701.Htm. ...Read more
How to recover hard erections after quitting propecia (finasteride). Should I use Cialis or is there a drug therapy available?
See your doctor.:
There are reports that propecia (finasteride) can, in some cases, cause erectile dysfunction (ED). However, there are many other causes of ED, and sorting them out online is really not possible.
Cialis, like other medications, is a drug. It may or may not help you.
Please see your doctor soon, so you can get a good examination and such tests as are needed to help find you answers. ...Read more
When propecia's prescribed for genetic hairloss in postmenopausal women, how effective is it, what are the possible side effects and drug interactions?
PILLS FOR HAIR LOSS: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
I was taking finasteride 1mg daily for 11 months. I stopped for a month because I was taking other drugs. Can I continue taking fin 1 mg again?
Probably: I say yes but with trepidation not knowing what else you are on, your prostate exam results etc. ...Read more
Hi I am allergic to foods and mites that's why I'm eating antihistamine daily and finasteride 1mg for my hair is it ok to eat both medicine together?
I used finasteride 5mg for yrs. Developed gynecomastia which drug withdrawal cured. Hair now thinning. Is it safe to take 1mg for hair growth!
Hello. I have androgenic alopecia. I'm 24 years old. What medicines should I take? Should I take finasteride 1mg and minoxidil 5%?
Yes: That is a good regimen. However, please see your MD for a prostate exam and PSA values first. ...Read more
Can the ingredient urea in a facial scrub interact with the drug propecia (finasteride) used for hair loss? I read to ask about interaction when using urea? Thanks
If you ingest it: Not if you put it on your skin!! ...Read more
Taking tamsulosin, finasteride, triamterene -hctz, norvasc, benicar (olmesartan). Am 68 yrs old. Having tenderness in breasts. Could drugs be a cause?
Likely: I wonder about triamterene, but, could be others. Check with your pharmacist he can look it up on computer to sort through hundreds of side effects that could possibly occur with these meds. Don't stop any till you talk with your doc to arrange for a replacement. ...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 more