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Indian Dermatol Online J. 2012 Jan;3(1):62-5. doi: 10.4103/2229-5178.93496.

Finasteride and sexual side effects.

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Consultant Dermatologist- Hair Transplant Surgeon, Venkat Charmalaya- Centre for Advanced Dermatology, Bangalore, India.

Abstract

Finasteride, a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor, widely used in the medical management of male pattern hairloss, has been reported to cause sexual side effects. This article critically examines the evidence available and makes recommendations as to how a physician should counsel a patient while prescribing the drug.

KEYWORDS:

Androgenetic alopecia; finasteride; sexual side effects

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