Shedding with finasteride

Is it normal to shed initially on 5AR inhibitors or should I stop immediately once I’ve noticed initial shedding? Is it a tell-tale sign I shouldn’t be taking it? (I’m going to be trialing saw palmetto as of next week  I ask because the drug pamphlet of finasteride doesn’t mention initial shedding as an expected occurence at all, nor could I find any studies saying it’s normal to shed on finasteride

Shedding has not been a common report with my patients but I would suggest that you continue it as the shedding should stop in time.

 

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