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Weight gain from Finasteride ?

have been on finasteride for about 2 years now, and seems to me , i have developed increased abdominal flab,no boobs(yet)!, but definately feel an increase around waist and below,literature available , says weight gain is not a side effect, but seems to me , that it might be , have picked up about 7 to 8 lbs. would be interested in others experiences along this line , thx ## I can confirm from personal experience that both finasteride and saw palmetto caused rapid weight gain in the lower abdomen. I've tested this out and found that it takes a few weeks after stopping for my metabolism to pick up again. My theory is that a hormonal imbalance is created when taking drugs with DHT blocking properties. ## I started taking Finastride 4 months ago and since then I have put on 10 pounds. ...

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round light blue pill with no imprint

the pill is round and thick, baby blue like the sky. NO IMPRINT at all . ## Hello, Onelove! How are you? Since there is no imprint, we can rule it out as being a U.S. prescription tablet. Law requires that they all have imprints to enable their identification. That means that it's most likely an over the counter product. Where did you find it? Some OTC products are regional, so knowing the general location may help to narrow it down. Does anyone else recognize this tablet? I'll keep searching and post back, when I have information for you. ## My prescription pills for Finasteride (BPH med) look exactly like this: smallll, round, medium thickness, mild/baby blue, and absolutely *no* markings. It appears that they came in a sealed bottle from the mfgr & were re-sold as a presc...

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Losing hair while taking Finasteride 5mg

Started taking finasteride 5mg about a year ago and have had great results until about a month ago, and I have started shedding my hair again. I was going to stop for a week to get it to kick back into gear. Any thoughts on this? ## Sorry to hear about your situation. According to NIH, Finasteride is used to treat an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia) as well as hair loss in men. So to lose hair as a result of taking something that's supposed to stop hair loss is confusing beyond recognition. Finasteride reportedly treats male pattern hair loss by blocking the body's production of a male hormone in the scalp that stops hair growth. My worry is that if it can block the body's production of hormones, what else can it do that isn't being advertised publically ...

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Round blue pill 412 16

Just wondering what a round blue pill with 412 on is used to treat? Found it on my floor and thought maybe I was being poisoned. ## Hi Denise, In your thread title it says 412 16 as the pill imprint, but the closest imprint I've seen for a round blue pill is 412 IG; whereas the "G" could closely resemble a "6". The IG is on one side and 412 is on the back. This pill is identified as Finasteride 5 mg, used for treating an enlarged prostate. Manufactured by: Ascent Pharmaceuticals Labelled by: Exelan Pharmaceuticals National Drug Code: 76282-0412 Inactive Ingredients: Lactose Monohydrate Cellulose, Microcrystalline Starch, Corn Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato Docusate Sodium Magnesium Stearate Fd&c Blue No. 2 Hypromellose 2910 (6 Mpa.s) Talc Titanium Dioxide...

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finasteride and frequent urination

I take 5mg of finasteride a day fine and all day long (about nine hours later) I have frequent urination which is painful only when I urinate. ## It is normal for it to cause increased urination, according to the FDA, you may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache, and back pain. How bad is the pain? Have you been checked for a urinary tract infection?

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finasteride (fincom 1)

Omg I had to stop taking the Fincom 1 pill it was just making me sick after 1 week, its should have been propecia but they send me Fincom I will not recommend this to anyone. Waste of money. ## Hello, Anthony! How are you? I am very sorry about the problem you encountered. However, that's one of the hazards of ordering medications in such a manner, there's no way of knowing what you're going to receive and what the quality is. That's why the FDA regulates the ones that are available in U.S pharmacies. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## Actually Fincom-1 and Propecia is the same drug. Both contain the same active ingredient - finasteride and act in the same way. Fincom-1 is the generic version of Propecia. ## Hello. I'm looking for (fincom-1) finasteride 1m...

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is fincom1-finasteride safe to take?

I'm wondering can i take that med to protect baldness?? I bought this med in online website... Somebody hele me to solve my curiosity. ## Hello, Jack! How are you? Finasteride can help with male patter baldness, but you shouldn't take it, unless your doctor approves. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, skin rash and unusual weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with? ## This stuff has wrecked my body apparently for life..Huge weight body fat gain and even physical changes..Hair is straw like and very dry now with many other mental side effects..Stay away worst mistake I have made in my life was starting this drug..

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finasteride side effects

I want to know of any overall study of side effects from long term 5mg dose finasteride ## Further to my initial message above: I am a 90 year old man in UK. I have had severe prostate enlargement and my GP suggested treatment with finasteride plus, initially, fesoterodine. The fesoterodine was stopped after a few months, but I have now been on Finasteride 5mg for a year. The result has been excellent as regards my prostate. I read as much as I could find about any side effects of finasteride, but it seems that it is overwhelmingly used for premature hair loss. In my case I have experienced the following: Development of quite marked breasts, firm and curved, with nipples that harden and stick out if stimulated. Deposit of unusual pattern of fat around the lower belly and inner thighs. I...

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light blue pill no imprint

I found a kinda flat small round baby blue pill what is it and it has no markings on it at all ## Finasteride, a common prescription for BPH--prostate problems, looks like this. I was amazed to see that an actual prescription drug had no markings at all. Is this legal?

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Geriflo D for Frequent Urination

I am suffering from frequent urination at night. Will Geriflo D help? ## Geriflo contains 5mgs of Finasteride and 0.4mgs of Tamsulosin, it is used to treat urinary and prostate problems. Side effects can include: impotence, abnormal ejaculation, erectile dysfunction and testicular pain. Do you have any questions? ## What is the difference between Geriflow-D capsule and Geriflow-D tablet. I am taking tablets for last 12 months. What will be side effects I am taking for prostate problem for frequent urination in day and night Already some side effects have started like errectile ,sex etc pl help ## My father is 65yrs old for last few months he was feeling some obstructed urination & later he consulted a physician who has prescribed him some medicines including "Geriflow". His ...

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Fincom-1 Hair Loss

Has anyone tried Fincom-1? I bought this for hair loss. But, I'm sort of hesitant to use this now. Is this safe to take? Grateful for any information about Fincom-1. ## Fincom-1? Yes, it is a very popular Finasteride tablets (generic Propecia) here in Japan. I guess we Japanese like this medicine, because we can see the analisis report of the product at the manufactur's page. If you have Japanese friends, you should ask him/her to google fincom in Japanese katakana letter. Then you will find out how popular the med is. And also a very funny discussion is going on at 2channel jp among Fincom maniacs. Fincom maniacs are there to compare with other finasteride tablets or lotion treatments every day and night. ## hi will like to know is fincom1 is a finasteride drug? ## yes it is a ...

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flucanozole and finasteride

I"m taking flicozanole and finasteride! Is it dangerous? Please advice Gustavo Santiago ## Can i take finasteride ( propecia) and Fluconazole at the same time? Please reply Gustavo. ## Can i take Finasteride and Flucozanole at the same time? Please reply Gustavo. ## Hello, Gustavo! How are you? The Fluconazole may increase the effect of the Finasteride, but it isn't considered a dangerous interaction. You may experience side effects, such as nausea, dizziness and headache. Are there any other questions or concerns?

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round small blue pill with f5

blue round pill with f 5 on one side and has a symbol of a moon ## small round piil half moon on one f5 on the other side ## I would like to know what the following pill is please: small round blue pill with a half moon on one side and F 5 on the other. very concerned. thanks for your replies. ## finasteride 5mg ## thank you. ## small blue pill with f5 on one side and "D" or half-Moon on other side (pill is small and dark blue) "f" is lower casea

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Blue Round Pill H 37

What is little blue round pill with H on one side and 37 on the other? ## This tablet contains 5mgs of Finasteride, the active ingredient in Propecia, which is used to treat BPH and male pattern baldness. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, impotence and erectile dysfunction. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with?

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small round blue pill E on one side and G1 on other side

I'm trying to identify: A Small round pill with a G1 or 61 on one side, and a capital E on the other side ## E 61 contains 5mgs of Finasteride, it is used to treat Prostate problems and male pattern baldness. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, decreased libido and impotence. Read more: Are there any questions or comments?

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generic finasteride finmax real or fake?

small white pill from india..on the packet says zenlabs pharmaceutics inc...looks like it says manufactured by preet remedies ## hey I received these pills also and am wondering the same thing. I think they're legit. Are yours 5mg as well? ## yeah they were supposed to send 5mg proscar but I received these instead and I'm not really sure because I can't find any info on them sooooooo lemme know how they work ## I also have the same: Finmax (generic Finasteride) by Zenlabs in India. The strength is 1 mg. I would like to know if anyone has information on the efficacy of these pills??? ## Are you guys using this for hair loss?..And which website did you order it from because I also ordered Proscar 5mg and recieved Finmax ## When ordering from foreign medication sources, it is a...

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blue pill 72 inscription

small heartshaped blue pill with 72 on one side and blank on the other ## The pill which you are describing is Finasteride 5 mg. This medication is most commonly used to treat male pattern baldness or prostate enlargement. You can read more about this drug at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do...

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small white pill M on one side 151 on other

round small white pill M on one side 151 on other side ## This tablet contains 5mgs of Finasteride, the active ingredient in Propecia. Most commonly used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, impotence and testicular pain. Read more: In addition, if you are female and found and touched this tablet, you may wish to check with your doctor, as this can cause birth defects to women who are or can become pregnant!!! Is there anything else I can help you with?

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5825 round light blue

round, light blue 5825 one side bow tie on other side ## I located the pill in description to be Finasteride (5 mg). Finasteride is used in the treatment of prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and male pattern baldness (MPB). To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you.

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Finotop 1 tablets

I have been sold Finotop 1 tablets saying that it is Propecia from Canada Meds. I know this medicine is purchased from India. Can anyone tell me if i have been sold something wrong? ## I tried locating some information regarding the drugs in which has been sold to you. The only information I located was stating that Finotop was the generic form Propecia. I also located the active ingredient which is Finasteride. If the medication you have has the same ingredient then you should be ok. I am not completely sure if you have the drug you want, I would try going to your nearest pharmacist and ask them if they would have an idea what your pill is. They may also have a difficult time telling you what your pill is, since you purchased them online. What is important that the website in which you...

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