Afraid of side effects of Hair Loss Medicines.
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If you are worried about side effects of a medication, speak to your doctor. Propecia is an elective medication.
If you are worried about side effects of a medication, speak to your doctor. Propecia is an elective medication. It is your decision to take it.
Possible Side Effects of Finasteride
Finasteride is a highly debated medication. The reality is that 10-15% of males will suffer from a decreased libido. But that means that 85-90% of men won't! Every medication has a very long list of side effects and Finasteride has been blown out of proportion in my opinion. Plenty of our patients use it without any side effects and if you are wanting to keep the hairs that you still have from falling out then this is the best option.
If you do find that you start feeling some side effects from Finasteride the solution is easy....just stop taking it!
Finasteride or not
You should speak to your doctor. There are potential side effects but they are not common. If you have male pattern hair loss, there is no better treatment.
Alternatives may have less side effects so go ahead and explore ... but they will be less effective or ineffective.
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