Welcome to our community. Please fill in the following template as a way of introducing yourself, and helping others to understand your background and situation.
Where are you from (country)?Pakistan
How did you find this forum (Google search – if so, what search terms? Via link from a forum or website – if so, what page? Other?)after crash
What is your current age, height, weight?26
What specific drug did you use (finasteride, dutasteride, saw palmetto, isotretinoin/Accutane, fluoxetine, sertraline, citalopram, leuprorelin, etc…)?fin
What dose did you take (eg. 1 mg/day, 1 mg every other day etc.)?1mg/day
What condition was being treated with the drug?hairloss
For how long did you take the drug 32 days (weeks/months/years)?
How old were you, and WHEN (date) did you start the drug?26
How old were you when you quit, and WHEN (date) did you quit?26
How did you quit (cold turkey or taper off)?cold
How long into your usage did you notice the onset of side effects?sudden
What side effects did you experience that have yet to resolve since discontinuation?
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[. ] Loss of Libido / Sex Drive
[ .] Erectile Dysfunction
[. ] Loss of Morning Erections
[. ] Loss of Spontaneous Erections
[ 6/10] Loss of Nocturnal Erections
[ recovered after one month] Watery Ejaculate
[ recovered] Reduced Ejaculate
Inability or Difficulty to Ejaculate / Orgasm
Reduced Sperm Count / Motility
[. ] Emotional Blunting / Emotionally Flat
[ .] Difficulty Focusing / Concentrating
[ .] Confusion
[. ] Memory Loss / Forgetfulness
Stumbling over Words / Losing Train of Thought
Slurring of Speech
[. ] Lack of Motivation / Feeling Passive / Complacency
[. ] Extreme Anxiety / Panic Attacks
[ .] Severe Depression / Melancholy
[ …] Suicidal Thoughts
Penile Tissue Changes (narrowing, shrinkage, wrinkled)
Penis curvature / rotation on axis
[very slight ] Testicular Shrinkage / Loss of Fullness
[ .] Genital numbness / sensitivity decrease
Gynecomastia (male breasts)
Dry / Dark Circles under eyes
[ .] Persistent Fatigue / Exhaustion
Stomach Pains / Digestion Problems
Constipation / “Poo Pellets”
[. ] Vision - Acuity Decrease / Blurriness
Tinnitus (ringing or high pitched sound in ears)
Increased hair loss
[recovered ] Frequent urination
[. ] Lowered body temperature
Other (hard flaccid, penis is always hard in flaccid state)
What (if any) treatments have you undertaken to recover from your side effects since discontinuation of the drug? Nothing
If you have pre or post-drug blood tests, what hormonal changes have you encountered since discontinuing the drug (please post your test results in the “Blood Tests” section and link to them in your post)?
Anything not listed in the above questions you’d like to share about your experience?
Tell us your story, in your own words, about your usage and side effects experienced while on/off the drug.
So, its been 3 months i am lurking here. Now its time to post and ask for some help.