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Safety Alert: Finasteride and potential risk of suicidal ideation. From ADR News Bulletin, 2022 September.

HSA’s advisory

Mood alterations including depression and, less frequently, suicidal ideation have been reported in patients treated with finasteride. Healthcare professionals are advised to consider the potential risk of psychological AEs when assessing the benefit-risk of finasteride for their patients.