Propecia and High cholesterol - from FDA reports


Summary

High cholesterol is found among people who take Propecia, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Proscar, and have Hair loss. This review analyzes which people have High cholesterol with Propecia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,805 people who have side effects when taking Propecia from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

7,805 people reported to have side effects when taking Propecia.
Among them, 246 people (3.15%) have High Cholesterol


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Propecia cause High cholesterol?

Time on Propecia when people have High Cholesterol *:

  • < 1 month: 3.21 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.13 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 32.69 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Propecia *:

  • female: 2.08 %
  • male: 97.92 %

Age of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Propecia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.56 %
  • 30-39: 15.38 %
  • 40-49: 51.28 %
  • 50-59: 23.08 %
  • 60+: 7.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hair Loss (148 people, 60.16%)
  • Androgenetic Alopecia (102 people, 41.46%)
  • Enlarged Prostate (16 people, 6.50%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (13 people, 5.28%)
  • Hypersensitivity (8 people, 3.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Proscar (46 people, 18.70%)
  • Finasteride (11 people, 4.47%)
  • Prilosec (10 people, 4.07%)
  • Lipitor (6 people, 2.44%)
  • Diovan (6 people, 2.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Erection Problems (214 people, 86.99%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (159 people, 64.63%)
  • Depression (156 people, 63.41%)
  • Cognitive Disorder (110 people, 44.72%)
  • Libido Decreased (109 people, 44.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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