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Propecia (finasteride) hair loss pill survey.

Please answer as many questions as you can.

If you wish to add new poll questions for this topic, please reply to this thread with your suggestion and we will expand the scope of the poll.

1) How long before you noticed an improvement with your hair after using Propecia?
Choose one

  • about 3 months
  • about 6 months
  • about 9 months
  • about 12 months
  • over 12 months
  • I never see any results

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2) What kind of improvement did you see after using Propecia?
Choose one

  • Hair loss slowed down but no noticeable regrowth
  • Regrowth along the hairline and frontal areas
  • Regrowth in the crown area
  • Overall thickening
  • Small regrowth, negligible
  • No noticeable improvement

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3) Are you using Propecia together with a topical Minoxidil product?

  • yes
  • no

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4) Have you experienced any side effects while using Propecia or Finasteride?
Choose all that apply

  • Impotence, low libido or sex drive
  • Gynecomestica, male breast enlargement, breast tenderness
  • Mood swing, low energy level
  • Dry skin
  • Decrease in body or facial hair
  • Allergic reaction such as rash; hives; itching, swelling of the mouth
  • Difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest
  • Testicular pain
  • Feeling bloated, water retention, weight gain
  • Loss in bone density
  • All of the above
  • The side effects I experienced are not listed above (please post your side effects)

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5) Did the Propecia related side effects go away after a few months?
Choose one

  • Yes went away on its own
  • No, I had to quit the medication
  • Experienced no side effects
  • I have to do something else to counteract the side effects

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6) Have you tried generic Propecia, ie: Finasteride?
Choose one

  • Yes, results are the same as the Propecia brand, no difference
  • Yes, I think Propecia works better than Finasteride
  • Yes, I think the Finasteride works better than the Propecia brand
  • No

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7) Have you ever tried to replace Propecia with Saw Palmetto?
Choose one

  • Yes, I obtained the same results using Saw Palmetto
  • Yes, but the results from Saw Palmetto are not as good as Propecia
  • Yes, the results from Saw Palmetto are better than Propecia
  • No

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8) Have you ever tried to replace Propecia with Beta-Sitosterol?
Choose one

  • Yes, I obtained the same results using Beta-Sitosterol
  • Yes, but the results from Beta-Sitosterol are not as good as Propecia
  • Yes, the results from Beta-Sitosterol are better than Propecia
  • No

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9) Had you ever stopped using Propecia at any point?
Choose one

  • Yes, and my hair fell out about 3 months later
  • Yes, and my hair fell out about 6 months later
  • Yes, and my hair fell out about 9 months later
  • Yes, and my hair fell out about 1 year afterwards
  • Yes, and I had no shed or anything
  • No

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10) Had you tried Avodart (dutasteride) in the past and decided to switch back to Propecia?
Choose one

  • Yes
  • No

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11) For those who had tried Avodart (Dutasteride), how did it compare to Propecia or Finasteride?
Choose one

  • Yes, I obtained the same results using Avodart (Dutasteride)
  • Yes, but the results from Avodart (Dutasteride) are not as good as Propecia
  • Yes, the results from Avodart (Dutasteride) are better than Propecia
  • No, I had not tried Avodart (Dutasteride)

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12) Have you switched from Propecia (1mg finasteride) to Proscar (5 mg finasteride)?
Choose one

  • Yes, the results are better with Proscar (5 mg finasteride)
  • Yes, the results are the same for both Propecia (1 mg finasteride) and Proscar (5mg finasteride)
  • Yes, the results are better with Propecia (1 mg finasteride)
  • No

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13) Have you switched from Propecia (1mg finasteride) to topical Finasteride lotion?
Choose one

  • Yes, the results are better with topical finasteride lotion
  • Yes, the results are the same for both Propecia (1 mg finasteride) and topical finasteride
  • Yes, the results are better with Propecia (1 mg finasteride)
  • No

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14) How long have you been using Propecia or Finasteride?
Choose one

  • about 1 year or less
  • about 2 years
  • about 3 years
  • about 4 years
  • over 4 years

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15) Propecia or Finasteride users, please tell us your age
Choose one

  • under 20 years old
  • 20 to 30 years old
  • 31 to 40 years old
  • 41 to 50 years old
  • over 50 years old

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16) Do you think the results from Propecia of Finasteride level off or become less effective over time?
Choose one

  • Yes
  • No
  • I am not sure

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17) For those who experienced Gynecomastia or enlarged male breast tissue due to Propecia or Finasteride, please answer
Choose one

  • I stopped Propecia or Finasteride and the problem disappeared
  • I had surgery done to correct the problem
  • I use medications such as Tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitors to counteract gynecomastia side effect, it helps reverse the condition
  • I use natural supplements such as DIM to counteract gynecomastia side effect, it helps reverse the condition
  • I had tried everything except surgery, nothing helps
  • I choose not to do anything with my gynecomastia or male breast tissue enlargement problem
  • Thanks goodness I did not experience gynecomastia or enlarged male breast tissue from using Propecia

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18) Overall would you say you are pleased with results from Propecia or Finasteride in slowing down your hair loss and/or generating regrowth?
Choose one

  • Yes
  • No
  • I can’t decide

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Thank you for participating in this poll.

Please reply to this thread should you wish to expand the scope of this poll with additional questions about Propecia or finasteride for hair loss.

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