New research finds finasteride (Propecia) causes penis shrinkage in rats

Michael Irwig, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine and clinician at the GW Medical Faculty Associates, commented on a new study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine that finds male rats receiving oral finasteride treatment for four weeks had a 25% reduction in the weight of their penis (corpora cavernosa).

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