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FDA Investigates Propecia Side-Effects

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Caryn Jack6 years ago

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 Side-Effects

Propecia has been linked to serious side-effects including:

  • Impotence
  • 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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