Another suffer to the list

Where are you from (country)? U.S.

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?)
From gogole

What is your current age? 28

What specific drug did you use (finasteride, dutasteride, saw palmetto, isotretinoin/Accutane, fluoxetine, sertraline, citalopram, leuprorelin, etc…)?
Finasteride

What dose did you take (eg. 1 mg/day, 1 mg every other day etc.)?
1mg for a month

What condition was being treated with the drug?
Androgenic alopecia

For how long did you take the drug (weeks/months/years)?
One month
How old were you, and WHEN (date) did you start the drug?
For months ago
How old were you when you quit, and WHEN (date) did you quit?
3 months ago
How did you quit (cold turkey or taper off)?
Cold turkey
How long into your usage did you notice the onset of side effects?
Since one pill
What side effects did you experience that have yet to resolve since discontinuation?

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Sexual
[X ] Loss of Libido / Sex Drive
[ x] Erectile Dysfunction
Complete Impotence
[ x] Loss of Morning Erections
[ x] Loss of Spontaneous Erections
[ x] Loss of Nocturnal Erections
Watery Ejaculate
[X ] Reduced Ejaculate
[ x] Inability or Difficulty to Ejaculate / Orgasm
Reduced Sperm Count / Motility

Mental
[ x] Emotional Blunting / Emotionally Flat
[X ] Difficulty Focusing / Concentrating
[X ] Confusion
[X ] Memory Loss / Forgetfulness
Stumbling over Words / Losing Train of Thought
Slurring of Speech
[ x] Lack of Motivation / Feeling Passive / Complacency
Extreme Anxiety / Panic Attacks
[ x] Severe Depression / Melancholy
[ x] Suicidal Thoughts

Physical
[ x] Penile Tissue Changes (narrowing, shrinkage, wrinkled)
Penis curvature / rotation on axis
Testicular Pain
Testicular Shrinkage / Loss of Fullness
[ x] Genital numbness / sensitivity decrease
Weight Gain
Gynecomastia (male breasts)
Muscle Wastage
Muscle Weakness
Joint Pain
Dry / Dark Circles under eyes

Misc
Prostate pain
Persistent Fatigue / Exhaustion
Stomach Pains / Digestion Problems
Constipation / “Poo Pellets”
Vision - Acuity Decrease / Blurriness
[X ] Tinnitus (ringing or high pitched sound in ears)
Hearing loss
Increased hair loss
Frequent urination
Lowered body temperature

[X ] Other (please explain)
Weird feeling like if fire ants were walking on my brain.

What (if any) treatments have you undertaken to recover from your side effects since discontinuation of the drug?
NAC, L citrulline - argenine , coffe to no effect.
I tried pythoestrogens whit very good results, in terms of libido and attraction to females but it was short lived.

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)?
Low T, low e2

Anything not listed in the above questions you’d like to share about your experience?
Yeah, being alive doesn’t seems like a big deal if means to keep living like this.

Tell us your story, in your own words, about your usage and side effects experienced while on/off the drug.

My dick got shrunk and numb and losed my emotions since my first time pill and only got progressive worse day after day to the point I was so out of it and whit symptoms similarly to dementia.

I lose everything from this pill and it was given like candy and I was never informed of this side effects and no doc believes me.

I have this for 4 months and the insomnia is gone but I feel Doomed for life now

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Welcome brother,

Sad to hear you fell victim like all of us. We do understand every symptom that you’re suffering from.

Welcome friend , its a long road dont give up ,we all have to figth back

Shit happends to innocent people, but I cant concieve be here for 10 20 years more. Keep living in this emotionless state doesn’t sound like a big deal to me

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Can you give some explanation why you supplemented with NAC?

What do you experience with your tinnitus is it a ringing sound? Do you have a dull/achy feeling in your ears?

Pfs causes derealization, which is a dissociative disorder. Dissociative drugs cause a similar effect by inhibiting NMDA receptors. NAC, Glycine, D-serine and even DHT according to some research are NMDA receptor agonists that have the inverse action and could possibly help with the situation.

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