Prostate Articles A-Z
Proscar and Hair Loss - Proscar Side Effects
This page contains links to eMedTV Prostate Articles containing information on subjects from Proscar and Hair Loss to Proscar Side Effects. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Proscar and Hair Loss
This eMedTV page talks about hair loss and Proscar, including information on why baldness can be treated with Propecia but not Proscar. Both drugs have the same active ingredient, but the dosages are different -- therefore, the drugs have different uses.
- Proscar and Pregnancy
The combination of Proscar and pregnancy can be very dangerous. As this eMedTV Web page explains, taking Proscar or touching crushed Proscar tablets during pregnancy puts the fetus at risk of developing serious complications.
- Proscar and Weight Gain
In clinical trials, weight gain was not reported as a side effect of Proscar. This selection from the eMedTV archives discusses how clinical trials work and explains that there does not appear to be a link between Proscar and weight gain.
- Proscar Dosage
The Proscar dosage for the treatment of an enlarged prostate is 5 mg once a day. This section of the eMedTV Web site further discusses Proscar dosing guidelines and offers tips and precautions for taking the medication.
- Proscar Drug Interactions
There are currently no known Proscar drug interactions. As this selection from the eMedTV archives explains, no drug interactions with Proscar have been identified yet, but that does not mean that they do not exist.
- Proscar Information
As explained in this eMedTV page, Proscar is a prescription medication used to treat an enlarged prostate. This article gives a basic overview of this drug, with information on how it is taken and safety issues to be aware of before starting treatment.
- Proscar Overdose
At this time, the full effects of a Proscar overdose are unknown because very few cases have been reported. This eMedTV article further discusses this topic and offers a list of possible treatment options that are currently available.
- Proscar Sexual Side Effects
This eMedTV page lists potential Proscar sexual side effects that may occur, such as impotence, decreased libido, and abnormal ejaculation. This page also discusses the likelihood of developing these sexual problems and offers treatment suggestions.
- Proscar Side Effects
This eMedTV segment contains a list of side effects that are commonly reported with Proscar, including impotence, decreased libido, and abnormal ejaculation. Side effects that require immediate medical attention are also listed.