Propecia, also known as Finasterides is a prescribed pharmaceutical used to treat male pattern baldness. This drug is used only by men. But the generic product, Finasterides has also been used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) for men who have enlarged prostate glands.
It has been reported that in clinical studies, Propecia users have suffered a variety of sexual side effects for men that include:
- Abnormal sexual function
- Erectile dysfunction
- Testicular pain
- Gynecomastia, which is an unusual enlargement of male breasts
The manufacturer of Propecia is Merck & Company. Users of Propecia should be made aware of the potential serious side effects. Another name for Finasteride is Proscar. Both Proscar and Propecia are synthetic drugs manufactured and marketed by Merck.
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