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    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    8/25/2017 4:55:49 AM

    Reviewer: Nick, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have not seen any difference in my urination symptoms. I still go 1-2 times a night.

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    3/31/2017 12:35:31 PM

    Reviewer: Andy, 75 or over on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Started taking about one year. Small 5mg pill easy to take. Initially seemed to help, but stopped recently because of dizziness. Not sure it was due to this med or Uroxatral that I was also taking in combination for BPH. My concern is about comments that this drug and other Dutasteride med may cause serious form of cancer. Any comments welcomed.

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    2/17/2017 7:32:25 PM

    Reviewer: Mikey, 55-64 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    First off just to be clear isn't finasteride the generic for Proscor ? Many reviews I've read say they are taking it with Proscor. Also the sexual side effects are mostly caused by Flomax and Rapiflo for those using it in conjunction with those meds. As far as finasteride working for me, been taking it for 6 months and seems to help. Won't know if it is shrinking my prostate until I g ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    1/7/2017 3:07:49 PM

    Reviewer: Greg, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After taking my 6th pill on day 6 I got a sinus infection that took me 4 months to get over. I have never had any sinus issues in my 67 years of life. I never took another dose of this crap again after the 6th pill. After reading many of these reviews I wish I had read them before taking. This stuff is poison. In fact, I ground-up the pills I had left, added peanut butter and used them to kill rat ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    10/22/2016 8:46:52 PM

    Reviewer: DAR, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Started 5mg finasteride for BPH couple years ago. I was miserable...2-3 bathroom trips nightly, discomfort in testicles (like I'd been kicked) and worst of all, blood in ejaculate that turned it brown. The latter thoroughly disgusted my wife and me. Took a few months to kick in, but now bathroom trips are 1-2, discomfort and blood are gone. Hooray! Downside is same as others have mentioned... ... Show Full Comment

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