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I'm having side effects (impotence) on propecia (finasteride) 1mg. Can I try taking a smaller dose? If so should it be e.G .25mg daily or .5 every other day? Thanks

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Dr. James Krick
Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Finasteride

It's very unlikely that 1 mg of Finasteride (propecia) would by itself cause significant erectile dysfunction unless you had other significant co-factors as well.
Perhaps consider being evaluated by a urologist.

In brief: Finasteride

It's very unlikely that 1 mg of Finasteride (propecia) would by itself cause significant erectile dysfunction unless you had other significant co-factors as well.
Perhaps consider being evaluated by a urologist.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
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Dr. George Pope
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

I don't think Propecia (finasteride) in a dose lower than 1mg will be effective in hair growth or preventing hair loss.

In brief: No

I don't think Propecia (finasteride) in a dose lower than 1mg will be effective in hair growth or preventing hair loss.
Dr. George Pope
Dr. George Pope
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Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Propecia (finasteride)

Stop now. Propecia (finasteride) associated impotence and may not go away even after stopping.
Recent study info.

In brief: Propecia (finasteride)

Stop now. Propecia (finasteride) associated impotence and may not go away even after stopping.
Recent study info.
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Dr. Alan Falkoff
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Visceral or subcutan

It depends on whether the fat is visceral or subcutaneous due to skin laxity.
The former ("apple body type") is best treated with diet and excercise for cosmetic as well as health concerns. The latter two may respond to liposuction or a tummy tuck.

In brief: Visceral or subcutan

It depends on whether the fat is visceral or subcutaneous due to skin laxity.
The former ("apple body type") is best treated with diet and excercise for cosmetic as well as health concerns. The latter two may respond to liposuction or a tummy tuck.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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