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Comprehensive Survey for Propecia
Propecia or Proscar users, please give us your feedback. Answer any or all of the questions in this poll as you desire. Feel free to post your comments to this poll as well. This poll will be very helpful to those considering this treatment. Thank you.
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 1) How long before you noticed an improvement with Propecia?
20% (12) About 3 months
30% (18) About 6 months
8% (5) About 9 months
7% (4) About 12 months
18% (11) After 12 months
17% (10) I never see any results
 60 voters have answered this question.
 2) What kind of improvement did you see from Propecia?
28% (17) Hair loss slowed down but no noticeable regrowth
20% (12) Regrowth along the hairline and frontal areas
12% (7) Regrowth in the crown area
18% (11) Overall thickening
7% (4) Small regrowth, negligible
15% (9) No noticeable improvement
 60 voters have answered this question.
 3) Are you using Propecia together with a Minoxidil product?
58% (34) Yes
42% (25) No
 59 voters have answered this question.
 4) Have you experienced any side effects while using Propecia?
30% (16) Impotence, low libido or sex drive
6% (3) Gynecomestica, male breast enlargement, breast tenderness
8% (4) Mood swing, low energy level
6% (3) Dry skin
0% (0) Decrease in body or facial hair
0% (0) Allergic reaction such as rash; hives; itching, swelling of the mouth
0% (0) Difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest
4% (2) Testicular pain
0% (0) Feeling bloated, water retention, weight gain
0% (0) Loss in bone density
6% (3) All of the above
42% (22) The side effects I experienced are not listed above (please post your side effects)
 53 voters have answered this question.
 5) Did the Propecia related side effects go away after a few months?
26% (15) Yes
21% (12) No, I had to quit the medication
21% (12) Experienced no side effects
32% (18) I have to do something else to counteract the side effects
 57 voters have answered this question.
 6) Have you tried generic Propecia?
32% (19) Yes, results are the same as the brand name Propecia, no difference
5% (3) Yes, I think the brand name Propecia works better than generics
2% (1) Yes, I think the generics work better than the brand name Propecia
61% (36) No
 59 voters have answered this question.
 7) Have you ever tried to replace Propecia with Saw Palmetto?
4% (2) Yes, I obtained the same results using Saw Palmetto
16% (9) Yes, but the results from Saw Palmetto are not as good as Propecia
0% (0) Yes, the results from Saw Palmetto are better than Propecia
80% (45) No
 56 voters have answered this question.
 8) Had you ever stopped using Propecia at any point?
16% (9) Yes, and my hair fell out about 3 months later
5% (3) Yes, and my hair fell out about 6 months later
7% (4) Yes, and my hair fell out about 9 months later
7% (4) Yes, and my hair fell out about 1 year afterwards
5% (3) Yes, and I had no shed or anything
60% (35) No
 58 voters have answered this question.
 9) Had you tried Avodart (dutasteride) in the past and decided to switch back to Propecia?
10% (6) Yes
90% (52) No
 58 voters have answered this question.
 10) Have you switched from Propecia (1mg finasteride) to Proscar (5 mg finasteride)?
7% (4) Yes, the results are better with Proscar (5 mg finasteride)
15% (9) Yes, the results are the same as Propecia (1 mg finasteride)
3% (2) Yes, the results are NOT as good as Propecia (1 mg finasteride)
75% (44) No
 59 voters have answered this question.
 11) How long have you been using Propecia or Proscar?
18% (10) About 1 year or less
27% (15) About 2 years
13% (7) About 3 years
4% (2) About 4 years
39% (22) Over 4 years
 56 voters have answered this question.
 12) If you are a Propecia or Proscar user, please tell us your age
0% (0) under 20 years old
47% (27) 20-30 years old
33% (19) 31-40 years old
19% (11) 41-50 years old
2% (1) Over 50
 58 voters have answered this question.
 13) Do you think that the results from Propecia or Proscar tend to level off or even decrease after a while?
36% (21) Yes
8% (5) No
56% (33) Don\'t know
 59 voters have answered this question.
 14) Overall would you say that you are pleased with the results from Propecia or Proscar?
61% (36) Yes
25% (15) No
14% (8) Can\'t decide
 59 voters have answered this question.
 15) Those who have Gynecomestica:
4% (2) I stopped Propecia or Proscar and the problem disappeared
4% (2) I had surgery done to correct the problem
2% (1) I use other medications to counteract the side effect
90% (45) Not me, does not apply to me, thank God!
 50 voters have answered this question.
 
 
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