Finasteride and Hypokalemic syndrome - from FDA reports


Hypokalemic syndrome is found among people who take Finasteride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Pantoprazole, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Hypokalemic syndrome with Finasteride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,473 people who have side effects when taking Finasteride from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 23, 2017

14,473 people reported to have side effects when taking Finasteride.
Among them, 55 people (0.38%) have Hypokalemic syndrome

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Could Finasteride cause Hypokalemic syndrome?

Gender of people who have Hypokalemic syndrome when taking Finasteride *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Hypokalemic syndrome when taking Finasteride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 2 %
  • 60+: 98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 18.18%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (9 people, 16.36%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (6 people, 10.91%)
  • Stent (5 people, 9.09%)
  • Gastric Cancer (5 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Pantoprazole (16 people, 29.09%)
  • Metformin (14 people, 25.45%)
  • Amlodipine (12 people, 21.82%)
  • Tamsulosin (11 people, 20.00%)
  • Furosemide (10 people, 18.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypomagnesaemia (22 people, 40.00%)
  • Fatigue (20 people, 36.36%)
  • Diarrhea (17 people, 30.91%)
  • Hypocalcaemia (14 people, 25.45%)
  • Muscle Spasms (12 people, 21.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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