A study for a 70 year old man who takes Finasteride, Tramadol - from FDA reports


177 males aged 70 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 70 year old male patient who has Loss Of Taste. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On May, 15, 2018

177 males aged 70 (±5) who take Finasteride, Tramadol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Finasteride, Tramadol for a 70-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 70
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Loss Of Taste
  • Drugs taken:
    • Finasteride (finasteride)
    • Tramadol (tramadol hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
  1. Breathing difficulty
  2. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  3. Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)
  4. Constipation
  5. Pneumonia
1 - 6 months:
  1. Breathing difficulty
6 - 12 months:
  1. Heart attack
  2. Atrial fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
  3. Aortic arteriosclerosis (hardening of the aortic arteries)
  4. Stress and anxiety
  5. Ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement of ventricles (lower chambers) in the heart)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Delirium (wild excitement)
  2. Concomitant disease progression (progress in accompanying disease)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  2. Asthma
  3. Stable angina (a constant chest pain)
  4. Obstructive airways disorder (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)
  5. Heart attack
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Wound infection
  2. Urination - excessive at night
  3. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  4. Ventricular dysfunction (heart dysfunction)
  5. Productive cough
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Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 26 people, 14.69%
  2. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 26 people, 14.69%
  3. Diabetes : 25 people, 14.12%
  4. Back Pain : 20 people, 11.30%
  5. High Blood Cholesterol : 14 people, 7.91%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Furosemide (35 people, 19.77%)
  2. Zocor (27 people, 15.25%)
  3. Tamsulosin (27 people, 15.25%)
  4. Lipitor (26 people, 14.69%)
  5. Lantus (26 people, 14.69%)
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* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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