Finasteride and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports
Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Finasteride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Androgenetic alopecia. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome with Finasteride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,760 people who have side effects when taking Finasteride from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 17, 2017
13,760 people reported to have side effects when taking Finasteride.
Among them, 35 people (0.25%) have Withdrawal Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Finasteride when people have Withdrawal Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.25 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
- 2 - 5 years: 31.25 %
- 5 - 10 years: 43.75 %
- 10+ years: 12.5 %
Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Finasteride *:
- female: 6.67 %
- male: 93.33 %
Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Finasteride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 46.15 %
- 40-49: 7.69 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 46.15 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Androgenetic Alopecia (14 people, 40.00%)
- Back Pain (5 people, 14.29%)
- Parkinson's Disease (4 people, 11.43%)
- Depression (4 people, 11.43%)
- Cardiac Disorder (4 people, 11.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Paracetamol (6 people, 17.14%)
- Omeprazole (6 people, 17.14%)
- Zopiclone (5 people, 14.29%)
- Sertraline (5 people, 14.29%)
- Propecia (5 people, 14.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (16 people, 45.71%)
- Completed Suicide (13 people, 37.14%)
- Depression (11 people, 31.43%)
- Suicidal Ideation (10 people, 28.57%)
- Nausea (9 people, 25.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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