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Review: could Finasteride cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Finasteride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Back pain.

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

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Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 9,186 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 5,382 people reported to have side effects when taking Finasteride. Among them, 16 people (0.30%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Finasteride reports

Time on Finasteride when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

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Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Finasteride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%14.29%0.00%71.43%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Finasteride ** :

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How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Back pain (5 people, 31.25%)
  2. Cardiac disorder (4 people, 25.00%)
  3. Parkinson's disease (4 people, 25.00%)
  4. Depression (4 people, 25.00%)
  5. Neuralgia (3 people, 18.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (5 people, 31.25%)
  2. Dalteparin sodium (4 people, 25.00%)
  3. Midodrine hydrochloride (4 people, 25.00%)
  4. Toprol-xl (4 people, 25.00%)
  5. Moviprep (4 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 87 year old man who has Too Low Blood Pressure, and takes Finasteride)
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