Propecia & Proscar: class action authorized by the Court of Appeal
In a unanimous judgment, the Quebec Court of Appeal authorized a class action seeking to compensate men who have suffered damages following the use of Propecia or Proscar (scientifically known as finasteride).
The class action seeks compensation for:
All persons residing in Quebec who have been prescribed Propecia and/or Proscar for the treatment of male pattern baldness before November 18, 2011 and who have developed at least one of the following conditions, which has persisted following the discontinuation of use :
- Sexual dysfunction;
- Decreased libido;
- Erectile dysfunction;
- Ejaculatory disorders;
- Decreased volume of ejaculate;
- Shrinking of the genitals;
- Testicular pain;
- Anhedonia and difficulty reaching an orgasm, or;
Now, the file will be transferred to the Chief Justice of the Superior Court who will appoint a judge who will be responsible for managing the class action and hearing the trial.
For more information on the action, to get a copy of the judgment or to register to our mailing list, see the dedicated web page.