Propecia is a treatment for male pattern hair loss, helping your hair to grow and preventing further hair loss. If you’re worried about losing your hair and are looking for a treatment that could help you to keep your hair and promote growth, Propecia could be the perfect remedy for you.
Propecia is a well-tolerated drug, and side effects are uncommon.
However, with any medication you take, there is always a risk of side effects occurring. Some are more common than others, and often side effects may subside with the regular usage of the medicine. If the side effects do not subside, you should report them to us, or your GP.
Of particular concern to some men are the possible sexual side effects of Propecia listed below. These sexual side effects occur in around 1.5% of men taking this medication.
Common Side Effects
The side effects listed below are more serious, and you should stop taking Propecia, and report these to your GP immediately.
- Chills or cold sweats
- Episodes of confusion
- Dizziness / Fainting
- Lumps in your breast area. There have been rare reports of breast cancer in men taking Propecia.
- Suicidal Thoughts