I feel suicidal. Should I talk with my therapist about propecia?
U can try some sort of therapy but stay away from every sort of medications they prescribe. Those mfs most probably will disagree with you regarding propecia and will term u a depressed guy, then will put u on some fucking antidepressents and will fuck ur life permanently.
Strangely, my psychiatrist was most open to the idea of finasteride causing these side effects and was very understanding (as is their job of course) compared to the urologist who just thought I was delusional.
He prescribed me wellbutrin (buproprion), which I’ve been on for several months now. Personally for me, I believe it has helped immensely.
what symptoms did it help
@God.kill.me I think u have more than boner issues. PFS fucks with the emotions in many of us and the inability to context normal life issues becomes a problem. We catastrophasize and have an uneven negative slant on things that we’d normally be able to look past. A therapist is a good idea but I’d suggest from a talking point initially. While SSRIs can help they can be lethal to us. Look at CBT first
Motivation, suicidal thoughts. Potentially Libido.
I was depressed before propecia. With side effects I feel worse.Yes I will try cbt. Do you think should I talk with him about propecia.
You’ll get different opinions on this ultimately it’s your call. I personally tell everyone as a way of explaining away the many changes from the old me. It’s not something to be ashamed of a pharmaceutical company did this to you. There are scientific papers backing this up. I’d print off a summary page and take that with you. When I first got hit 20 years ago I thought I’d developed schizophrenia overnight or something similar. I coudnt go to work or socialise I didn’t find the cause for what would be another 16 years. Thankfully PFS is much more widely known now. I’d be open and honest about it. Don’t let them blame previous depression for your current issues. Anyway the main thing is to be able to be talk to an objective listener who will hopefully help you context this, learn to live with it a little better which will naturally help any recovery.
I would consider a therapist as well as a psychiatrist. Therapy kept me sane during a very stressful period in my life.