Will you have Eczema with Finasteride - from FDA reports


Eczema is found among people who take Finasteride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Propecia, and have Androgenetic alopecia. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,867 people who have side effects when taking Finasteride from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

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  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on finasteride (the active ingredients of Finasteride) and Finasteride (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Eczema are also considered in the study.

What is Finasteride?

Finasteride has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in prostate examination abnormal. (latest outcomes from Finasteride 20,697 users)

What is Eczema?

Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, asthma, crohn's disease (latest reports from 19,195 Eczema patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Feb, 15, 2019

19,867 people reported to have side effects when taking Finasteride.
Among them, 73 people (0.37%) have Eczema

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Finasteride cause Eczema?

Time on Finasteride when people have Eczema *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.93 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 29.63 %

Gender of people who have Eczema when taking Finasteride *:

  • female: 3.39 %
  • male: 96.61 %

Age of people who have Eczema when taking Finasteride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.12 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 28.12 %
  • 40-49: 18.75 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Androgenetic Alopecia (common form of hair loss): 24 people, 32.88%
  2. Seborrhoeic Dermatitis (a common, inflammatory skin condition that causes flaky, white to yellowish scales to form on oily areas such as the scalp): 9 people, 12.33%
  3. Prostatomegaly (enlargement of the prostate): 8 people, 10.96%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 4 people, 5.48%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 3 people, 4.11%
  6. High Blood Cholesterol: 3 people, 4.11%
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 2 people, 2.74%
  8. Asthma: 2 people, 2.74%
  9. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 2 people, 2.74%
  10. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 2 people, 2.74%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Propecia: 29 people, 39.73%
  2. Proscar: 18 people, 24.66%
  3. Nizoral: 9 people, 12.33%
  4. Amlodipine: 7 people, 9.59%
  5. Furosemide: 6 people, 8.22%
  6. Cialis: 5 people, 6.85%
  7. Tamsulosin: 4 people, 5.48%
  8. Ibuprofen: 3 people, 4.11%
  9. Proair Hfa: 3 people, 4.11%
  10. Celebrex: 3 people, 4.11%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Erection Problems: 31 people, 42.47%
  2. Rashes (redness): 29 people, 39.73%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 28 people, 38.36%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 26 people, 35.62%
  5. Libido Decreased (loss of interest in sex): 23 people, 31.51%
  6. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect): 20 people, 27.40%
  7. Semen Volume Decreased: 19 people, 26.03%
  8. Headache (pain in head): 17 people, 23.29%
  9. Depression: 16 people, 21.92%
  10. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 15 people, 20.55%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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