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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 60+ old, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Back pain. We study 5,407 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

Finasteride has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 5,735 Finasteride users)

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,229 Withdrawal syndrome patients)

On May, 15, 2015: 5,407 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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  • chronic fatigue all the time. Body wide chronic pain Bladder problems , Can not concentrate, Constant sinus problems , Body hair falls out and regrows Stomach bloating, Constipation. Muscle spasms, Mood swings'

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