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Proscar & Sex Drive

Shang

Shang

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Hi,

This is a serious post, I have read that a side effect of taking proscar is that the sex drive of an individual whom takes it may decrease. However, I was wondering if anyone out there using the drug has had the opposite effect?? As I €™ve been taking the drug for five months and have noticed a considerable increase in my sex drive. Furthermore, it is not my imagination as my girlfriend has noticed it too. Happy New Year to everyone.

Thanks

Shang


 
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plugs&co

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How many are you taking Shang? i was on 5mg proscar daily but gave me a sore nut.But after reading your post i think i will give 10mg a try Three times a day.;)

Been along time since i was last in staffordshire, Alton towers 1992


 
Bigmac

Bigmac

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Hi Shang

I can honestly say that my sex drive has not been affected one bit by taking Prosar,dont know if it has increased but it definately has not decreased.

You may be a lucky responder,grow loads of hair and be rampant for your other half.
 
timuk

timuk

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I will say that I did not experience any side effects from taking Proscar.... and have been taking for a year now..

As to the stopping hairloss and possible regrowth... for myself I would have to say that I have had some good results..

Does anyone know if the side effects can be delayed.... ie can Proscar start to effect you if taken for long periods ?

Also... I do believe (and have read) that a high percentage of guys would sacrifice a drop in sex drive to keep their hair...
 
Baldspot

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I've been on Proscar since 1998 and haven't noticed any negatives. I'm only taking a quarter pill (of a 5mg pill) daily and that's been just fine for me.

I have a lot of faith in Finasteride (Proscar) to keep what I have (or at least really slow down the loss). I've now added in the Rogaine foam/liquid on the suggestion of Janna from SMG as they've seen some good results - so it's worth a try.

My only regret is that I didn't know about Finasteride a few years earlier as it would have saved me a lot of heartache.

If you're getting an extra boost then good for you - so long as your dosage isn't too high - it might also be the reduced stress in knowing you're on a drug which will help you...
 
Shang

Shang

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Uncle Plugs,



I €™m only taking 1mg daily, luckily I haven €™t had a sore nut or any other side effects apart from being like a porn star. Can €™t believe you haven €™t been to Alton Towers since 1992, what was there then a Farris wheel and so on I imagine. Timuk, I have read from posters on other forums that the side effects can be delayed somewhat, I also read a number of posts the other day which vexed me somewhat as one poster was taking 7mg a day, yes 7mg a day which seems a bit psycho and a number of women said they were taking proscar too?



Thanks



Shang
 
bullitnut

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I too have been taking fin/pro for over a year now with no sexual side effects other than watery semen for the first month which returned to normal soon after. I take half a 5mg tab every other day
 
Nervousnelly

Nervousnelly

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Shang you lucky bastard. Unfortunately I am one of those that has experienced the sides of less sex drive. I started to take it 2-3 times a week instead and no sides. I believe that it has lessened my hairloss but not necessarily grown any hair.

NN
 
janna

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Retaining what you have - slowing down further hair loss is a big factor. Through trial and error, there seems to be various dosages that work for different people.
 
Shang

Shang

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NN,

I feel lucky, but my missus aint to happy about it, she's very tired bless her.

Shang
 
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Waylander

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A sense of humour is essential *laughing* ...Thanks guys...

And I reitarate the earlier comment by NN, Shang you lucky bastard lol... ¬b`

Fin is usually feared for decreasing it (I haven't tried it - mainly for that reason lol - so I wouldn't know lol);;D
 
Sparky

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I've been on Proscar since 2002 and the only side affect I've noticed is my hair stopped falling out.
 
Bigmac

Bigmac

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Hi Sparky

Welcome to the forum.

Good to hear that Fin is having a positive effect on you with no sides.

bm.
 
Nervousnelly

Nervousnelly

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I think that what Janna stated above is pretty accurate. The stuff does work. Some have sides and some don't but if you play with the dosage (in a safe manner) you may find a trick that works for you.

NN