Post-finasteride syndrome: An emerging clinical problem

    May 2020 in “Neurobiology of Stress
    Silvia Diviccaro, Roberto Cosimo Melcangi, Silvia Giatti
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    TLDR Post-finasteride syndrome causes lasting sexual, neurological, and physical side effects in some people after taking finasteride.
    The document discusses post-finasteride syndrome (PFS), a condition that can occur in some individuals after taking the medication finasteride for hair loss or prostate enlargement. PFS is characterized by persistent sexual, neurological, and physical side effects even after discontinuing the medication. The exact cause of PFS is not fully understood, but it may involve changes in neurosteroid levels and alterations in the gut microbiome. The paper highlights the need for further research into PFS and its potential long-term effects.
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