7 patient evaluations for Finasteride

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Dec 8, 2016 (Started Dec 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for benign prostatic hyperplasia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Voiding once in 4 hrs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 14, 2016 (Started Dec 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for benign prostatic hyperplasia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Good night sleep and 1/2 hour siesta
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 25, 2016 (Started Dec 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for benign prostatic hyperplasia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Hair growth better than my sibling
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 28, 2014 (Started Dec 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for benign prostatic hyperplasia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 12, 2013 (Started Dec 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for benign prostatic hyperplasia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Look out for increased Hair growth and need to go to hair dresser once in 2 months. Increased duration between voiding, Increased control on bladder.

Apr 11, 2012 (Started Dec 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for benign prostatic hyperplasia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: 1. Daily morning after breakfast never a miss. 2. Muscle tone has improved and the gums and teeth have turned stronger to the surprize of my dentist. 3.Excellent voiding and urine schedule back to once in 3 hours. Tenormin keeps BP between 125 and 140S / 67 to 71 D

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Jun 9, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for benign prostatic hyperplasia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Taken along with Flomax

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Feb 11, 2014 (Started Mar 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Urinary retention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 15, 2013 (Started Jan 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for benign prostatic hyperplasia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Semen production decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Difficult to achieve erections, and semen production near totally ceased. Normal function returned when I ceased taking it after 2 years of compliance. I would take it again if prescribed.

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Jun 23, 2010 (Started Jun 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 20, 2010 (Started Jun 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: n/a
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 8, 2010 (Started Aug 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Swollen prostate)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 18, 2009 (Started Aug 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Swollen prostate)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Aug 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Swollen prostate)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 11, 2009 (Started Aug 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Swollen prostate)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 15, 2008 (Started Aug 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Swollen prostate)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Apr 12, 2009 (Started Jan 03, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Swollen prostate)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When first started in 1995, made a major difference - enabled me to sleep through the night. About 2003 or 2004, started having to get up more frequently. Sanctura helped with that, but still have to get up once or twice a night.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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