Does Finasteride (Propecia) cause infertility?
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Finasteride (Propecia) cause infertility
Although you dont become infertile, you may have Post-finasteride syndrome, occurs in men who’ve taken finasteride to treat hair loss by a chance of %4-5. That may causes some symptoms include: loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, depression, suicidal ideation, anxiety, panic attacks, Peyronie’s disease, penile shrinkage, gynecomastia, muscle atrophy, cognitive impairment, insomnia, severely dry skin and tinnitus. The condition often has a life-altering impact on victims and their families, such as job loss and the breakup of marriages and romantic relationships..
according to the literature, finasteride has not been shown to cause infertility. if this is a concern, you should discuss with your hair restoration physician.
Infertility with Finasteride
Infertility is not a known side effect of finasteride. I recommend contacting a doctor to discuss your concerns.
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Infertility with finasteride
There have not been any significant reports of infertility with finasteride, but it is possible as dutasteride is know to produce infertility on rare occasions.
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