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About half of men who are 50 or older suffer from male-pattern baldness. Some men may even start losing their hair in their 20s.

Merck introduced Propecia (finasteride) to treat hair loss in 1997. It was an instant hit. Nearly half a million men filled prescriptions for it within a year if its release.

But what Merck didn’t tell men was that the drug could cause permanent side effects. These include sexual, mental and hormonal problems.

Mo, a Propecia victim from California, is my guest on this Drugwatch Podcast.

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