Review: Withdrawal syndrome in Finasteride
This is a review of Withdrawal syndrome by studying 4,970 people who take Finasteride. We analyze: the time on Finasteride when people have Withdrawal syndrome, age of these people, the severity of Withdrawal syndrome, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Finasteride. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Finasteride (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate, hair loss. Commonly reported side effects of Finasteride include fatigue, dizziness, fatigue aggravated, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Withdrawal syndrome (any physical or psychological disturbance (as sweating or depression) experienced by a drug addict when deprived of the drug) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.
On Nov, 15, 2013: 4,956 people reported to have side effects when taking Finasteride. Among them, 16 people (0.32%) 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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