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    HPTA Restart while continuing Propecia

    Does anyone have any experience with doing an HPTA restart while staying on Propecia? I Plan on using HCG, CLOMID, Nolvadex, HMG and was wondering if anyone was successful at achieving fertility while not discontinuing Propecia. Please no comments about dropping the Propecia. I haven’t come this...
  2. J

    Propecia Question

    Can I still take Propecia while restarting my HPTA after years on TRT? I’ve never had these terrible issues people claim to have (PFS) etc. The only side effect I have is not losing my hair.
  3. B

    Testogel to Cream

    Hi everyone, Long story short.. on propecia for 10yrs, got the dreaded side effects... off 11yrs, still have them. Tried testogel last 3 months, actually responded very well in numbers. Went from low mid to upper TT FT. DHT didn't budge, actually dropped a few points. It sits on the bottom...
  4. E

    Ejaculation problems due to Propecia?

    So I'm on TRT... 200 once a week... 500 hcg 2 x a week. And I have orgasms, but I don't ejaculate like I used to. Seems nothing or hardly nothing comes out, until I put pressure like under my testicle, then it comes out... It's not a lot, but it does come out when I do that...
  5. Blackhawk

    Possible smoking gun on Finasteride

    Finasteride/post finasteride symdrome has been discussed on this forum quite a bit. LIke statins, looks like another case where the drug manufacturer knew from the beginning that they were marketing something hazardous. U.S. court let Merck hide secrets about popular drug's risks
  6. Nelson Vergel

    Men Taking Finasteride May Have Higher Diabetes Risk

    Objective To investigate the incidence of new onset type 2 diabetes mellitus in men receiving steroid 5α-reductase inhibitors (dutasteride or finasteride) for long term treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Design Population based cohort study. Setting UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink...
  7. Nelson Vergel

    Study explains why patients treated with Propecia may have increased depression

    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2015 Feb;146:74-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2014.03.012. Epub 2014 Apr 6. Patients treated for male pattern hair with finasteride show, after discontinuation of the drug, altered levels of neuroactive steroids in cerebrospinal fluid and plasma Caruso D1, Abbiati F1...
  8. Nelson Vergel

    Finasteride (Proscar, Propecia) Use Associated with ED, Low Testosterone

    Seven hundred men participated in the study. Of those, 470 (mean age 58) took 5 mg of finasteride each day. The remaining 230 men (mean age 63) took 0.4 mg of tamsulosin. The men were followed for up to 45 months. Every three months, and at follow-up appointments, the men's testosterone levels...
  9. Nelson Vergel

    DHT Counteracts Estradiol's Beneficial Effect on Insulin Sensitivity

    This super elegantly done study looked at the effect of testosterone and DHT on body fat and insulin sensitivity. The researchers previously did a similar study that determined that low estradiol was linked to increased fat mass. By blocking testosterone, DHT and estradiol in different arms...
  10. Nelson Vergel

    Antidepressants, Propecia and Accutane Can Cause Permanent Sexual Dysfunction

    One hundred and twenty cases of enduring sexual dysfunction following treatment The International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine Issue Volume 26, Number 2 / 2014 Abstract BACKGROUND: There have been reports for over a decade linking serotonin reuptake inhibitors, finasteride...
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    Thoughts about propecia topical solution

    I am planning on getting some hair surgery in September to deal with the hair loss that has increased since I started testosterone and quit propecia. Had the surgery done once already in 2004. Dr. in Atlanta who did the surgery had me taking topical medicine containing Propecia. Not the pill...
  12. J

    Surviving Propecia

    A came across this website of one mans experiences with Propecia, I hope it proves helpful. http://www.survivingpropecia.com/
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