Propecia, the popular medication used to treat hair loss in males, contains finasteride, which can cause many serious harmful side effects. These side effects include:

  • Decreased arousal and libido,
  • Erectile dysfunction, and
  • Additional sexual complications.

New FDA Propecia Safety Announcement

In June of 2011, the FDA issued a Propecia safety announcement and is now requiring new drug label warnings.

Harmful Drugs like Propecia

The official statement warns that the class of 5-alpha reductase inhibitors (5-ARIs) drugs, such as finasteride, can pose a heightened prostate cancer risk. Futhermore, the complications related to the use of the drug may or may not resolve themselves once a patient stops taking the drug.

What You Should Do If You Developed Prostate Cancer Or Other Serious Side Effect After Taking Propecia

If you or a loved one took Propecia and later developed prostate cancer or other serious side effect, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Drug manufacturers are liable for the damages and injuries their drugs cause. If you'd like to speak with an experienced Propecia Attorney, click here to be taken to LawInfo's legal directory of qualified lawyers.

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