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In 2011, depression was added to the product labeling of finasteride in the USA. The US Food and Drug Administration's Adverse Event Reporting System database contains at least 36 death cases for finasteride. The aim of this study is to characterize the clinical histories and symptoms reported by a series of 6 suicide victims who took finasteride for treatment of androgenic alopecia.
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Name: Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland)
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is common in anorexia nervosa (AN), associated with worse outcome and greater suicide risk. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is highly effective in the treatment of MDD ...
Social media has connected the world and transformed the concept of social interaction and traditional communication. However, the concern is rising as people started using the platform for sharing fa...
Although the causal role of isotretinoin in suicidal behaviour is controversial, suicide attempts (SA) do occur among patients taking isotretinoin.
The risk of suicide is elevated among patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD). Risk factors for suicide and suicide attempts among cases and controls with TRD were investigated using data f...
Post-finasteride syndrome (PFS) occurs in patients with androgenic alopecia after suspension of the finasteride treatment, leading to a large variety of persistent side effects. Despite the severity o...
In December 2015, Health Canada issued a warning about a potential relationship between suicide and finasteride use and called for further research. No population based studies have assess...
This study will determine the effectiveness of continuous follow-up care by case manager in preventing further suicide attempts
The purpose of this study is to compare the rate and extent of absorption of Actavis Group hf, Iceland, finasteride and Merck & Co. Inc., U.S.A. (Proscar), finasteride, administered as a 1...
This study is designed to compare safety and efficacy of monotherapy finasteride to combination therapy (finasteride and tamsulosin) in Asian men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) wh...
The aim of this study is to evaluate the mechanisms involved in the apoptosis induced by a treatment of finasteride on benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). Five sets of patients who need a s...
Industrial chemicals which have become widespread environmental pollutants. Each aroclor is a mixture of chlorinated biphenyls (1200 series) or chlorinated terphenyls (5400 series) or a combination of both (4400 series).
An orally active TESTOSTERONE 5-ALPHA-REDUCTASE inhibitor. It is used as a surgical alternative for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
A cyclic endoperoxide intermediate produced by the action of CYCLOOXYGENASE on ARACHIDONIC ACID. It is further converted by a series of specific enzymes to the series 2 prostaglandins.
Surveillance of drugs, devices, appliances, etc., for efficacy or adverse effects, after they have been released for general sale.
The act of killing oneself.
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