Review: High cholesterol in Propecia
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 24, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of High cholesterol (High Blood Cholesterol) by studying 3,963 people who take Propecia. We analyze: the time on Propecia when people have High cholesterol, age of these people, the severity of High cholesterol, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Propecia. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Propecia (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in hair loss, male pattern baldness. Commonly reported side effects of Propecia include erection problems, libido decreased, stress and anxiety, hair loss, depression.
High cholesterol has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia.
On Nov, 24, 2013: 3,962 people reported to have side effects when taking Propecia. Among them, 41 people (1.03%) have High Cholesterol.
Time on Propecia when people have High cholesterol * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High cholesterol||4.35%||0.00%||8.70%||4.35%||47.83%||0.00%||34.78% |
Age of people who have High cholesterol when taking Propecia * :
|High cholesterol||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.22%||8.89%||60.00%||20.00%||8.89% |
Severity of High cholesterol when taking Propecia ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High cholesterol||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High cholesterol ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High cholesterol||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Alopecia (24 people, 58.54%)
- Androgenetic alopecia (11 people, 26.83%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 9.76%)
- Male pattern baldness (3 people, 7.32%)
- Ex-smoker (2 people, 4.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Proscar (11 people, 26.83%)
- Crestor (5 people, 12.20%)
- Lipitor (5 people, 12.20%)
- Aspirin (5 people, 12.20%)
- Folic acid (4 people, 9.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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