AMA Lauds Senate Gun Deal; No More COVID Test for U.S. Entry; Propecia and Suicide
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Senators struck a bipartisan deal on gun legislation that would include new spending on treatment for mental health and incentivize states to implement "red flag... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 13, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Efficacy and Safety of Dutasteride and Finasteride in BPH Efficacy and Safety of Dutasteride and Finasteride in BPH
Are these two drugs safe and effective options for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia?Translational Andrology and Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

How Best to Fight Hair Loss in Men
The medications dutasteride, finasteride and minoxidil have long been used to fight hair loss. A new study looks at which one works best. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hims & Hers dips into the female hair loss space
The company is now offering a topical Finasteride and Minoxidil spray as well as oral spironolactone through its virtual  care platform.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 14, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Entadfi (finasteride and tadalafil) as a New Treatment for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
MIAMI, Dec. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)— Veru Inc. (NASDAQ: VERU), an oncology biopharmaceutical company with a focus on developing novel medicines for the management of breast and prostate cancer, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - December 13, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lawsuit Brings Renewed Attention to Finasteride Adverse Events Lawsuit Brings Renewed Attention to Finasteride Adverse Events
Canadian and British regulatory authorities have added warnings about depression and suicide to the Propecia label but the FDA has not changed its labeling.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Finasteride blocks an enzyme in DHT to increase hair growth
Hair loss treatment backed by science will often be the best bet when choosing the best remedy. Finasteride was shown in studies to block an enzyme that converts the male hormone testosterone into dihydrotestosterone . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss pills taken by millions can leave men depressed, bloated and impotent
The drug they sell, called finasteride, has a decades-long track record of treating hair loss - and, for the vast majority of patients, it is safe and effective. Yet there are concerns about the tablets. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disproportionality Signal Found for Suicidality in Finasteride Users
Younger patients and those with alopecia have significant disproportionality signals for increased suicidality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - November 19, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Disproportionality Signal Found for Suicidality in Finasteride Users
THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2020 -- Among people taking finasteride, there is a disproportionality signal for suicidality, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in JAMA Dermatology. David-Dan Nguyen, M.P.H., from Harvard Medical School in Boston,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Investigation of suicidality and psychological adverse events in patients treated with finasteride - Nguyen DD, Marchese M, Cone EB, Paciotti M, Basaria S, Bhojani N, Trinh QD.
Importance: There is ongoing controversy about the adverse events of finasteride, a drug used in the management of alopecia and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). In 2012, reports started emerging on men who had used finasteride and either attempted or co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Could Propecia Up Young Men's Suicide Risk?
Title: Could Propecia Up Young Men ' s Suicide Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - November 13, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Could Propecia Up Young Men's Suicide Risk?
Information from the World Health Organization indicates that over the past 10 years, reports of suicidal ideation among young men using the drug have increased, rising significantly after 2012, the researchers said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Propecia Up Young Men's Suicide Risk?
THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2020 -- Young men who consider using the drug Propecia to prevent baldness may be putting themselves at risk for depression and suicide, a new study suggests. Information from the World Health Organization indicates that over the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 12, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Finasteride for hair loss may increase risk for depression, suicidal thoughts, study finds
Men age 45 and younger who take the hair-loss drug finasteride were more than three times as likely as those not on the drug to have thoughts of suicide, make plans to commit suicide or attempt suicide. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news