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Propecia Allergy In Children
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
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
I think there's: Athere's a harmful effect of asking that question so nonchalantly: it assumes and therefore conveys that taking recreational drugs is nothing to worry about. This is, or should be a health- positive, proactive site. Taking ecstasy isn't really consistent with caring about your health or society's health independent of Propecia (finasteride) use. Get in to see a psychologist. ...Read more
Maybe (not). . .: Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/propecia. Html. Impotency is a known potential side effect of Propecia (finasteride). But just b/c it's a potential side effect doesn't mean that you'll suffer from it. Only you can decide if desired benefit is worth potential side effect. ...Read more
Several: Propecia (finasteride) seems to be a safe for most men concerned with hair loss. A small small percentage of men experience sexual dysfunction (erectile or decreased libido) and men with gynecomastia may see an increase in breast size. Propecia (finasteride) may increase the risk of high grade prostate cancer. Most concerning is a recent canadian study that showed a small increase in male breast cancer with propecia (finasteride). ...Read more
No only temporary!:
Any form of testosterone causes a negative feedback signal to the brain to stop producing FSH & LH which lead to Testosterone and Sperm production.
When you stop taking the meds your body starts making the FSH & LH again which will lead to normal sperm again. However, it takes 3 months from stopping the med until your sperm will come back to normal levels. ...Read more
Propecia: Your pharmacist can be very helpful in this kind of question as he/she has access to thorough information about medications. I don't believe there is any interaction between sunflower seed oil and propecia. ...Read more
See doctor there, or: Fill your prescription beforehand and take along an amount appropriate for your trip length. If you are planning an extended trip, you should have a doctor there prescribe for you. ...Read more
Yes: No significant interactions between the two drugs. ...Read more
Probably: Propecia (finasteride) is one of two drugs that are approved by the fda for hair loss. It doesn't seem to work on women but most men see an improvement if they take it for at least 6 months. However, about 1/3 of people don't see much improvement. It also works in people who have thinning hair, not those who have lost their hair for years. ...Read more