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Review: could Finasteride cause Withdrawal syndrome?
We study 5,382 people who have side effects while taking Finasteride from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Finasteride (latest outcomes from 5,706 users) has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 56,852 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 5,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Finasteride. Among them, 16 people (0.30%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Finasteride when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Finasteride * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||14.29%||0.00%||71.43% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Finasteride ** :
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Back pain (5 people, 31.25%)
- Cardiac disorder (4 people, 25.00%)
- Parkinson's disease (4 people, 25.00%)
- Depression (4 people, 25.00%)
- Neuralgia (3 people, 18.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (5 people, 31.25%)
- Dalteparin sodium (4 people, 25.00%)
- Midodrine hydrochloride (4 people, 25.00%)
- Toprol-xl (4 people, 25.00%)
- Moviprep (4 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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5 months taking the drug. Symptoms started at 2 months and are now daily almost all day. Stopped taking it 3 days ago and the symptoms stopped.
From this study (1 month ago):
Some rectal bleeding, blood very bright. Seems to be directly in the cavity. Sometimes burning sensation when using the bathroom, some discomfort after.
From this study (3 months ago):
These days, my forgetfulness is more severe than ever, which makes me consider about taking Propecia continually.
I am just waiting for the experiment result(post finasteride syndrome) which is now being conducted by Harvard University Medical Center and Baylor University.
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