Nuevo usuario , 20 años , post finasteride desde los 18

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Where are you from (country)?
Ecuador
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?)
Google

What is your current age, height, weight?
20 years old , 120lbs aprox

What specific drug did you use (finasteride, dutasteride, saw palmetto, isotretinoin/Accutane, fluoxetine, sertraline, citalopram, leuprorelin, etc…)?
Finas 6 months , dutas aprox 1year

What dose did you take (eg. 1 mg/day, 1 mg every other day etc.)?
Propecia / proscar cut and finally avodart 3 times to week

What condition was being treated with the drug?
aga

For how long did you take the drug (weeks/months/years)?
2years aprox

How old were you, and WHEN (date) did you start the drug?
I star finas 16years old to 18 years old
How old were you when you quit, and WHEN (date) did you quit?

How did you quit (cold turkey or taper off)?

How long into your usage did you notice the onset of side effects?

What side effects did you experience that have yet to resolve since discontinuation?

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

Mental
[ . ] 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

Physical
[. ] Penile Tissue Changes (narrowing, shrinkage, wrinkled)
[ .] Penis curvature / rotation on axis
Testicular Pain
Testicular Shrinkage / Loss of Fullness
[ .] 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
Tinnitus (ringing or high pitched sound in ears)
Hearing loss
Increased hair loss
[ .] Frequent urination
Lowered body temperature

Other (please explain)

What (if any) treatments have you undertaken to recover from your side effects since discontinuation of the drug?

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.

Hello everyone, I am 20 years old, I started taking finasteride from 16 to 18, I started with a strong urge to urinate all the time that did not leave me calm, then insomnia, after these 2 symptoms I stopped taking fines / dutas, after 2 months I had loss of orgasm, loss of pleasure when ejaculating, numb and sandy penis, loss of sensitivity and impotence, total impotence lasted for 3 months, now I can have erections but it is difficult for me to maintain them, I recovered 26% of sensitivity, what I do not recover are powerful orgasms, libido, AND THE WORST, I cannot sleep, I sleep 2 hours and I wake up to urinate, every moment, and I am afraid to take antidepressants to sleep. , which improves my urination. Sublingual desmopressin was frequent, but a little, I stopped dutasteride 1.5 years ago and my recovery is almost nil, any advice you can give me for my recovery? To improve insomnia? Please and sorry for my english

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I had the same sleep issue, I take now 150 mg Quetiapine, makes me sleep for 10 hours with no side effects noticed except it makes me sleepy for like 2 hours maybe after I wake up

Reaction to medications differ from person to other person, maybe you can read about its sides, I didn’t do any research about it my doctor prescribed it to me
So it’s up to you in the end, but from my personal experience it helped me a lot

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Usted pudo recuperarse de los efectos sexuales? Y que tiempo demoró en recuperarse , muchas gracias espero su respuesta

Algún grupo de What sApp de habla español o inglés con personas con nuestro síndrome?

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Here is a Spanish language subgroup on this forum. Maybe they know a Spanish speaking What’s app group.

Cual es? Me puedes decir?

https://forum.propeciahelp.com/c/nonenglish/es/39

I am 20 years old, I take dutasteride from 16 to 18, I have been without dutasteride for 2 years and my symptoms are loss of sensation loss of orgasm thickness loss erectile dysfunction loss of orgasm minimal ejaculation anhedonia insomnia frequent urination my hopes are to use hcg or proviron