User Reviews for Finasteride
Also known as: Propecia, Proscar
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Reviews for Finasteride to treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
"Six months on finasteride reduced my prostate volume from 91 cc to 40 cc! This has eliminated the need for surgery. I did have some dizziness but It has gradually become less of a problem."
Bill Hux (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 2, 2015
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"Taking finasteride 9 years for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, urinary issues improved about 50%. Total loss of erections; seminal ejaculate near zero; greatly reduced libido, though this may partly be due to age. This is ok, compared to my previous condition of frequent urinary incontinence, especially when on the road or when sleeping."
calling September 1, 2013
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Proscar (finasteride): "Had problems immediately (Tiredness after 7-10 days) with Flomax and so doctor proscribed Proscar and it helped somewhat. However, It caused me to feel tired and occasionally extreme exhaustion. After about one year of use I became impotent even with Viagra. I quit it for about 6 weeks. Felt normal with no erectile dysfunction. Started again and felt tired and had ED. Quit for about 2 months again and felt OK. Started a third time with the same tiredness and ED problems. Have now stopped using it."
Anonymous April 12, 2012
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"Second medicine for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia. Flomax didn't work. This medicine helped a little bit after six months but the side effects were greater than the benefits. Experienced erectile dysfunction, semen reduction and impotence. Sex is good 3 weeks after quitting this medicine. Some hair growth associated with this medicine."
Anonymous July 16, 2009
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Learn more about Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
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- Aging changes in the male reproductive system
- Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) - resources
- Enlarged prostate
- Prostate resection - minimally invasive
- Simple prostatectomy
- Transurethral resection of the prostate
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