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I am taking finasteride for hairloss and my doctor put me on 5mg, is that okay?

Posted 11 Sep 2009 by makaveli66608 3 answers

I use to take propecia which I believe was 1mg, but stopped due to the cost. Now I am taking finasteride and was prescribed 5mg. I'm not sure if the dosage should be that high. Does anyone know the facts? :) Thank you!

Taking tamsulosin and finasteride together?

Posted 27 Apr 2013 by chuckman71 2 answers

Should I continue to take?

Posted 24 Apr 2018 by Warren Whitney 0 answers

I have been taking finasteride 5mg every other day for about 26 yrs, with good results, I am now 73 years old is it helpful to continue to take? Also I just recently started taking tamsulosin 0.4 mg daily do these drugs should I continue to take both?

What is best time of day to take finasteride to reduce nighttime urination urge?

Posted 2 Feb 2018 by carlgaines 0 answers

I’m taking finasteride 5mg daily to reduce enlarged prostate and to reduce high PSA levels (4.5 one year ago; 1.8 after six months on finasteride).

Does your PSA blood test value/results, get affected by taking tamsulosin and or finasteride?

Posted 7 Nov 2017 by lrelre 0 answers

I am getting conflicting information on this question, and thus it is very hard for me to proceed with scheduling a Biopsy of my Prostrate, for potential Prostate Cancer and then Surgery associated with my Bladder because of my bladder not emptying completely of urine. Does anyone know the rules of ...

Will finasteride 5 mg cause high blood sugar in type 2 diabetes?

Posted 19 Nov 2017 by thj 0 answers

I had my blood sugar pertly well under control until about 6 weeks ago. I am 81 years old and started taking it about 8 month ago. Jim

Finasteride skin rash side effects?

Posted 24 Dec 2016 by yekta1 1 answer

i have hair loss and got to doctor and he gave me finasteride and minoxidil for my hair loss. I have been using finasteride for two month and i didn't have any problem after two month i stopped using finasteride for two week (i finished all my pills , and i need to get new prescription). ...

Can I donate blood while on finasteride?

Posted 12 Oct 2017 by McLach 0 answers

For how long can I use tamsulosin/finasteride combination to shrink my enlarged prostate. I'm?

Posted 10 Apr 2017 by sherihadris 0 answers

... already on catheter as a result of acute urinary retention. I started the combination 6 weeks ago. My prostate biopsy had been found to be negative for malignancy

How long does finasteride affect erectile dysfunction?

Posted 30 Aug 2017 by ambrony 0 answers

I've been taking finasteride drug for male pattern baldness . I don't get desired erection.I used to get morning wood . but nothing now.I ve stooped taking the drug from past two days but still the same . I'm worried that is this permanent change or what . there's no sensation ...

Can you discontinue taking finasteride immediately or how gradual?

Posted 14 Aug 2017 by jlopepo 0 answers

I just read about the side effects, taking 1.25 mg per day and would like to discontinue taking it.

Accepted the side effects but could someone give me an approximate timeline of what to expect?

Posted 7 Aug 2017 by bp301234 0 answers

I have recently been diagnosed with BPH and have been Proscar. I understand the side effects but can't really get a timeline from looking at several q & a sources. I have been taking this med for less than a week and am just trying to get an idea what I am looking at. Thanks for any info ...

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