FDA Investigates Propecia Side-Effects
The FDA is broadening their investigation into the safety of Propecia, a drug typically prescribed to treat male-pattern baldness, by contacting patients who have reported experiencing the drug’s serious side-effects.
Propecia has been linked to serious side-effects including:
- Anxiety attacks
- Nipple discharge
- Sexual anhedonia
- Prostate cancer
- Male breast cancer
Facts About Propecia
- Propecia is manufactured by Merck & Co. and was approved by the FDA in 1992.
- Over 1 million men are taking Propecia to treat male-pattern baldness.
- The drug contains finasteride, a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor.
- 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors have been linked to erectile dysfunction, impotence, loss of sexual desire, and depression.
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