The hair loss treatment Propecia has made it into the news several times over the last decade and not always for good reasons. Some of the side effects from taking Propecia have made the headlines and even instigated lawsuits against the company. Here are some of the most common side effects of hair loss treatment Propecia, along with several of the lawsuits against its manufacturers Merck & Co.Side Effects of PropeciaSome of the most common side effects of the hair loss drug Propecia are seen in men's sexual health and performance. Decreased libido, erectile dysfunction and ejaculation disorder are amongst some of the highest reported side effects that come from taking this hair loss treatment. Research taken out by the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found these side effects to be most common in men between the ages of 21 and 46. Many users also reported the side effects lasting up to 40 months, even after treatment had been stopped. Some of the other side effects of Propecia include:
These are just some of the side effects alleged to be caused by taking Propecia, although the entire list is quite extensive. Despite this long list of side effects, many governing bodies allow this hair loss drug to be sold globally. Many people who take the drug are also unaware of the potential side effects until it is too late.Lawsuits Against Merck & Co.There have been various big lawsuits against Merck & Co., the company that make and supply Propecia. Many of these are in relation to erectile dysfunction, with hundreds of U.S cases having been filed against Merck & Co. for this sole reason. Many of those filing lawsuits have complained of sexual health problems that have continued even after stopping Propecia, along with the psychological impact this can have on them. In fact, some claim that erectile dysfunction has continued after years of stopping Propecia, along with decreased libido.Latest Propecia LawsuitThe latest lawsuit comes from a man in Jacksonville who claims that Merck & Co. have caused him permanent sexual side effects. The plaintiff, who submitted his case in August 2014, believes he has a strong case on grounds of negligence, infliction of emotional stress and fraud; amongst five other causes of action listed. This Jacksonville case is just one of many with the same causes of action and allegations made against Propecia and the company that make this hair loss treatment.With hundreds of millions of men around the world using Propecia, and/or the related product Proscar, on a regular basis, it seems as though the lawsuits are set to keep piling up. If you're looking for a more natural hair loss solution without the worrying side effects then take a look at what we do at Total Cover Plus instead.