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Propecia Pro Medication
Can using a lotion that absorbs coconut oil into my skin cause an interaction with my Propecia (finasteride) medication?
Can using a lotion with hemp seed oil that would absorb into my skin interact with medications such as Propecia (finasteride)?
not significantly: Should not interfere.Get a more detailed answer ›
41 years old male with male pattern baldness, any other oral medication besides propecia (finasteride) that can help reduce the hairloss/?
I take 1mg propecia for hair loss. Would it be ok to drink alcohol while on this medication? Thanks
Alcohol is a poison and it never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
If infertility happens with propecia, (finasteride) is it reversible after dis-continual of the drug?
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 ›
Explanation: There are no relations between them. Answer is NO. ...Read more
26 years age I am using minoxidil5%, propecia, (finasteride) any side effect of it? And start loosing hair when i will stop using this madication?
Probably.: I've never seen side effects from these medications, although they have been reported (see package inserts). They are effective, but yes, if you stop using them your hair will return to where it was before you started. ...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
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?
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
Stops hair loss: Obviously the main reason one would take Propecia (finasteride) is to stop hair loss and even reverse it. The potential side effects are erectile dysfunction, gynecomastia, and in very rare cases, breast cancer. The side effects are generally reversible once you stop taking propecia (finasteride). If you have a family history of breast cancer, discuss this with your doctor before starting propecia (finasteride). ...Read more
Here are some...: It is intended to help improve testosterone-induced premature hair thinning and hair line recess, but this benefit may widely vary among the affected men. ...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
Results Vary: Propecia (finasteride) can be effective in male pattern baldness, but works much better if started early in the balding process. However, not all patients respond. This drug can cause birth defects and women of child bearing age should not even handle Propecia (finasteride) tablets. Also, if treatment is stopped, any re-grown hair will fall out. Many insurance companies do not cover Propecia (finasteride) prescriptions. ...Read more