Proscar/Propecia Hair Loss Survey

What strength of Proscar do you use orally (total per day)?

Less than 1 mg 19 ( 8.52%)
1 mg to 2 mg 147 ( 65.92%)
2.1 mg to 3 mg 16 ( 7.17%)
3.1 mg to 5 mg 20 ( 8.97%)
More than 5 mg 4 ( 1.79%)

 
What strength of Proscar do you use topically (total per day)?

Less than 1 mg 76 ( 34.08%)
1 mg to 2 mg 8 ( 3.59%)
2.1 mg to 3 mg 3 ( 1.35%)
3.1 mg to 5 mg 4 ( 1.79%)
More than 5 mg 1 ( 0.45%)

 
How long have you used Proscar?

Never 8 ( 3.59%)
Less Than 6 Months 148 ( 66.37%)
6 Months to 1 Year 37 ( 16.59%)
1 to 2 Years 7 ( 3.14%)
2 to 5 Years 4 ( 1.79%)
More than 5 Years 5 ( 2.24%)

 
Have you ever discontinued Proscar for more than a month?

Yes 13 ( 5.83%)
No 192 ( 86.10%)

 
Did you experience a temporary initial wave of higher than normal loss after starting Proscar?

Yes 75 ( 33.63%)
No 129 ( 57.85%)

 
Did the amount of hairs you lose per day slow down after being on Proscar a while?

Yes 141 ( 63.23%)
No 57 ( 25.56%)

 
Has using Proscar helped reduce itchiness of the scalp associated with hairloss?

Yes 46 ( 20.63%)
No (Same) 139 ( 62.33%)
No (Increased) 17 ( 7.62%)

 
Did you experience a loss of sex drive/desire?

Yes 48 ( 21.52%)
No 156 ( 69.96%)

 
Did you experience a lessening of hardness of erections?

Yes 52 ( 23.32%)
No 151 ( 67.71%)

 
Did you experience a lessening of sexual sensation?

Yes 35 ( 15.70%)
No 169 ( 75.78%)

 
What have been your results with Proscar?

No Effect 38 ( 17.04%)
Slowed Hairloss 45 ( 20.18%)
Halted Hairloss 10 ( 4.48%)
Vellus “Fuzz” 17 ( 7.62%)
Minimal Regrowth 19 ( 8.52%)
Moderate Regrowth 53 ( 23.77%)
Dense Regrowth 14 ( 6.28%)
Complete Regrowth 0 ( 0.00%)

 
Have you been using other treatments at the same times as Proscar that could have accounted for the effect you’ve gotten?

Yes 123 ( 55.16%)
No 77 ( 34.53%)

 
223 Respondents.