Finasteride and Myeloma recurrence - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Myeloma recurrence is found among people who take Finasteride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Finasteride and have Myeloma recurrence. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35,020 people who have side effects when taking Finasteride from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Nov, 30, 2022

35,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Finasteride.
Among them, 7 people (0.02%) have Myeloma recurrence.

What is Finasteride?

Finasteride has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in prostate examination abnormal. eHealthMe is studying from 36,426 Finasteride users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Myeloma recurrence?

Myeloma recurrence (recurrence of cancer of the plasma cells - a kind of white blood cell) is found to be associated with 274 drugs and 50 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Finasteride and Myeloma recurrence reports submitted per year:

Could Finasteride cause Myeloma recurrence?

Gender of people who have Myeloma recurrence when taking Finasteride *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Myeloma recurrence 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: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Common drugs people take besides Finasteride *:

  1. Gabapentin: 7 people, 100.00%
  2. Morphine Sulfate: 7 people, 100.00%
  3. Zometa: 5 people, 71.43%
  4. Neurontin: 5 people, 71.43%
  5. Adriamycin Pfs: 5 people, 71.43%
  6. Amoxicillin: 5 people, 71.43%
  7. Cytoxan: 5 people, 71.43%
  8. Decadron: 5 people, 71.43%
  9. Elavil: 5 people, 71.43%
  10. Etoposide: 5 people, 71.43%

Common side effects people have besides Myeloma recurrence *:

  1. Weight Decreased: 5 people, 71.43%
  2. Muscle Aches (muscle pain): 5 people, 71.43%
  3. Loose Tooth: 5 people, 71.43%
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 5 people, 71.43%
  5. Influenza Like Illness: 5 people, 71.43%
  6. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 5 people, 71.43%
  7. Hypertonic Bladder (bladder-storage function that causes a sudden urge to urinate): 5 people, 71.43%
  8. Herpes Zoster: 5 people, 71.43%
  9. Hair Growth Abnormal: 5 people, 71.43%
  10. Gingival Bleeding (bleeding gums): 5 people, 71.43%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Neuralgia (pain in one or more nerves): 2 people, 28.57%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Finasteride and have Myeloma recurrence?

Check whether Myeloma recurrence is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It 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. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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