Men who suffered Propecia sexual side effects after using the hair loss drug may have legal recourse to seek compensation for damages. The manufacturer allegedly indicated that Propecia sexual side effects, including erectile dysfunction and impotence, were only temporary. However, new research suggests that these problems may be permanent in some users, even after they discontinued use of the drug.
If you suffered from Propecia sexual side effects, you may be entitled to compensation in light of this new information. To find out if you qualify, complete our free, no obligation case review form today.
A study which reviewed interviews from 71 men between the ages of 21 and 46 revealed that Propecia sexual side effects could be permanent in at least 15% of users of the drug or its generic counterpart finasteride. The study revealed that, while the men took the drug for, on average, 28 months, the mean duration of their Propecia sexual side effects was 40 months. The study revealed that 94% of Propecia suffers experienced decreased arousal; 92% experienced erectile dysfunction; and 69% had orgasm difficulties. Reportedly, Propecia sexual side effects are not limited to erectile dysfunction, orgasm problems and libido loss, as users have also claimed that they suffered from testicular pain and reduced ejaculation.
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Merck advised patients on their product label that Propecia sexual side effects could potentially develop in users, however, this warning allegedly led users to believe that these problems were only temporary. Other countries, including Sweden, instituted label changes for the drug to indicate the possible permanence of Propecia sexual side effects, though no such changes were made in the United States. As a result, several Propecia lawsuits allege that the company failed to properly warn patients about the potentially irreversible nature of Propecia sexual side effects.
If you suffered from Propecia erectile dysfunction, impotence or other sexual side effects, you may be eligible to file a claim for medical bills, the loss of quality of life and other damages. To find out if you are eligible for a Propecia lawsuit, complete our free case review form today. There is a time limit for filing Propecia lawsuits, so do not hesitate to contact our attorneys today.