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Can Finax cause erectile dysfunction and impotency?

I am 24 years old and recently started taking Finax 1 mg tablet everyday night to reduce hair loss. it is prescribed by a renowned doctor. recently i came to know about its side effects that i causes errectile dysfunction and impotence. is it true???
Wed, 21 Aug 2019
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Hi,

As per FDA ,the baldness drug Finax may cause infertility and more sexual problems than previously thought. The main ingredient of it is finasteride.

Finasteride reduces male hormone activity and are known to cause erectile dysfunction in some men.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Ajeet Singh, General & Family Physician
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