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    Quote Originally Posted by dgman21 View Post
    I asked my doctor if I can go up to 2.5 mgs/day and he said he'll do a 3 month trial
    This is not a good idea. 1mg of finasteride will reduce DHT levels by around 67% and 5 mg will decrease them by around 70%. By increasing your dose, you will barely change DHT but you will be increasing the likelihood of side effects through finasteride's other undocumented mechanisms.

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    I'm a new member, so I'm just looking around.

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    I've wondered now and then if propecia has not been working that well for me over the last few years. If so, I'd like to get off of it but then I worry that I would have massive shedding...

    Anybody been using it for some years and then stop? What happened? Did massive or noticeable hair loss occur?

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