User Reviews for Proscar
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|Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia||3 reviews||15 medications|
|Summary of Proscar reviews||5.8||3 reviews|
Reviews for Proscar
"35-year-old Caucasian male. Took Proscar for a year for hair regrowth (1/4 tab per day because Proscar is covered by health insurance and Propecia is not). Unfortunately it did not do anything and I tried in tandem with Minoxidil, which also did nothing. Furthermore, Proscar (and Propecia) did cause a dull pain in the prostate along with impotence, depression, and decreased semen, so that was the end for me. I really hope the FDA can authorize a pill without side effects that actually works."
Peter (taken for 6 months to 1 year) July 13, 2018
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For Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia "I started taking Proscar when it was a blind study. It has reduced my prostate to the size of a teenager's prostate. I still take it, but am now using the generic (Finasteride). The only side effect that I have had is slight breast tenderness and swelling (not cancerous as it has been that way for almost a year) also my bald spot all but disappeared."
Anonymous (taken for 10 years or more) July 1, 2017
12 users found this comment helpful.
For Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia "I have been on Proscar for 8 years now and can honestly say that I have maintained the density of hair from when I began taking the medicine."
Mb262 August 13, 2013
62 users found this comment helpful.
For Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia "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
314 users found this comment helpful.
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