Comments concerning the real risk of sexual adverse events secondary to the use of 5-ARIs

  • Furio Pirozzi Farina | andro@tin.it Andrological Urology Unit, AOU di Sassari, Sassari, Italy.
  • Antonella Pischedda Andrological Urology Unit, AOU di Sassari, Sassari, Italy.

Abstract

Treatment-induced sexual dysfunctions (SD) are a recurrent and controversial topic in recent literature on the adverse events related to the use of 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors (5ARIs) (1, 2). In order to deal adequately with the various aspects of this topic, it is necessary to first cover some of the steps that allow a better definition and understanding of the subject.

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Published
2016-01-14
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Original Papers - Andrology
Keywords:
5-alpha-reductase inhibitors (5ARIs), Sexual dysfunctions, Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), Androgenetic alopecia
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Pirozzi Farina, F., & Pischedda, A. (2016). Comments concerning the real risk of sexual adverse events secondary to the use of 5-ARIs. Archivio Italiano Di Urologia E Andrologia, 87(4), 312-316. https://doi.org/10.4081/aiua.2015.4.312