Finasteride Tablet 5 Alpha-Reductase Inhibitors Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Inability To Have An Erection

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Enlarged Breasts
  • High-Grade Prostate Cancer
  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Rash

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Breast Tenderness
  • Decreased Amount Of Semen Upon Ejaculation
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Breast Cancer In A Male Patient
  • Giant Hives
  • Having Thoughts Of Suicide
  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Seizures

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Depression
  • Low Sperm Count
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Problems
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Orgasm Problems
  • Problem With Ejaculation
  • Testicular Pain

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