Could Finasteride cause Overdose - from FDA reports
Overdose is found among people who take Finasteride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Furosemide, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 12,123 people who have side effects while taking Finasteride from FDA. Among them, 109 have Overdose. Find out below who they are, when they have Overdose and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Finasteride has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Finasteride 12,871 users)
Overdose has been reported by people with pain, depression, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 68,943 Overdose patients).
On Jan, 19, 2017
12,123 people reported to have side effects when taking Finasteride.
Among them, 109 people (0.9%) have Overdose
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Finasteride when people have Overdose *:
- < 1 month: 20.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 13.33 %
- 10+ years: 10.0 %
Gender of people who have Overdose when taking Finasteride *:
- female: 0.93 %
- male: 99.07 %
Age of people who have Overdose when taking Finasteride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.7 %
- 40-49: 14.86 %
- 50-59: 12.16 %
- 60+: 70.27 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (26 people, 23.85%)
- Hair Loss (19 people, 17.43%)
- Androgenetic Alopecia (16 people, 14.68%)
- Parkinson's Disease (10 people, 9.17%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 9.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Furosemide (28 people, 25.69%)
- Zometa (26 people, 23.85%)
- Citalopram Hydrobromide (26 people, 23.85%)
- Celexa (26 people, 23.85%)
- Aredia (26 people, 23.85%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (47 people, 43.12%)
- Back Pain (31 people, 28.44%)
- Weakness (30 people, 27.52%)
- Pain In Extremity (30 people, 27.52%)
- Depression (30 people, 27.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Overdose when taking Finasteride?
Browse all side effects of Finasteridea b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with OverdoseOverdose
Could your condition cause OverdoseOverdose
Can you answer these questions?
I took Propecia (finasteride) 1 mg for 4 months in a row , and now i have Hypertrichosis!. I'm 45 years old and i want to know if there's something to retrieve or make this disease in a slow process. It started in the mustache but is spreading to my whole beard and it can reach my head as my ...
Propecia (Finasteride) and Hypertrichosis I took Propecia (finasteride) 1 mg for 4 months in a row , and now i have Hypertrichosis!. I'm 45 years old and i want to know if there's something to retrieve or make this disease in a slow process. It started in the mustache but is spreading to my ...
You may be interested in these reviews
I realised the anal fissue has been bugging me for the last few years, might actually be related to finasteride. What can I do ? I have tried to eat health, drink more liquids, even tried a botox injection to release the muscles, but the siffure is still there. I been taking Finasteride for ...
Hi, I'm 66 years old and started having unusual back pain in the center of my back about 60 days after beginning Finasteride. I thought it was from moving a lot of boxes but it's continued now for nine months. I'm hoping I will gain more insight into this mysterious condition. Thanks
I've recently started taking finasteride and minoxidil, I'm 30 years old and never before have I experience Restless Leg Syndrome until now so I'm pretty sure its the medication. I live in the UK and we don't have alternative to Finasteride (I think), so I want to stick with the meds. Does ...