1 doctor weighed in:

I recently started taking finasteride and I am having a tingling sensation, headache, itchy on scalp. Could this be related to this Rx? Thank you!

1 doctor weighed in

In brief: Finasteride for hair

Finasteride is given in 2 formulations.
1 mg a day is Propecia, the male hair loss medication. 5 mg a day is to shrink the prostate, often called Proscar. So yes I do believe the scalp symptoms could be due to finasteride.

In brief: Finasteride for hair

Finasteride is given in 2 formulations.
1 mg a day is Propecia, the male hair loss medication. 5 mg a day is to shrink the prostate, often called Proscar. So yes I do believe the scalp symptoms could be due to finasteride.
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
14 years in practice
95K people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available