Resources

History

A timeline on finasteride and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors is here.

Government agencies

FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) Public Dashboard

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), U.S. National Institutes of Health: Adverse events of 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors

Watchdog organizations

National Center for Health Research: Taking Propecia or Proscar to Prevent Hair Loss is Associated with Depression, Anxiety, and Sexual Problems

Prescrire in English: Finasteride 1 mg in Drugs to Avoid 2021. (pp. 3–4).

Prescrire International. Finasteride 1 mg in alopecia: sexual dysfunction, suicidal ideation. 2016;25(175):242.

Drug information

Propecia (finasteride 1 mg): Information for patients (PDF)

Propecia: Highlights of prescribing information (PDF)

PubChem: Finasteride

StatPearls: Finasteride

Citizen Petition to FDA from PFS Foundation

Petition supplement – 2020