Could Finasteride cause Overdose - from FDA reports


Summary

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.

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Finasteride

Finasteride has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Finasteride 12,864 users)

Overdose

Overdose has been reported by people with pain, depression, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 68,943 Overdose patients).

On Dec, 09, 2016

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:

Could Finasteride cause Overdose?

Time on Finasteride when people have Overdose *:

  • < 1 month: 20.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.79 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.79 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.59 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.34 %
  • 10+ years: 10.34 %

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.

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