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Erythema, Skin Exfoliation, Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Cough, Rash, Blister, Respiratory Disorder, Mouth Haemorrhage (8282316-4)
on Apr 13, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 89 years of age, weighting 171.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
and was treated with Avodart. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avodart side effects: erythema, skin exfoliation, oxygen saturation decreased, cough, rash, blister, respiratory disorder, mouth haemorrhage. Avodart dosage: 0.5mg. Patient was hospitalized.

Dyspepsia, Confusional State, Dysphagia (8244700-4)
Patient was taking Avodart. Patient felt the following Avodart side effects: dyspepsia, confusional state, dysphagia on Feb 02, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 74 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • hypothyroidism
and. Avodart dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Thyroid Tab
  • Fentanyl-100 (Changed Q. 72 Hours.)
  • Flomax
  • Paxil
  • Fentanyl-100 (Q72h)
  • Fentanyl-100 (Changed Q. 72 Hours.)
  • Prednisone Tab
  • Metoprolol Succinate


Back Pain, Prostate Cancer, Metastases To Bone (8228824-3)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 16, 2012 by a Male taking Avodart (Dosage: N/A) . Location: AUSTRALIA , weighting 187.4 lb, After Avodart was administered, patient encountered several Avodart side effects: back pain, prostate cancer, metastases to bone.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Moviprep
  • Panadol Osteo
  • Pantoprazole (40mg Per Day)
  • Symbicort
  • Dutasteride/tamsulosin Hydrochloride
  • Dbl Aspirin


Nipple Pain, Atrial Fibrillation (8228794-8)
on Mar 13, 2012 Male from CANADA , 79 years of age, was treated with Avodart. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avodart side effects: nipple pain, atrial fibrillation. Avodart dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Flomax



Fluid Retention, Inflammation, Clumsiness, Bone Scan Abnormal, Panic Attack (8221874-2)
on Mar 09, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 183.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • prostate cancer
and was treated with Avodart. Patient felt the following Avodart side effects: fluid retention, inflammation, clumsiness, bone scan abnormal, panic attack. Avodart dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Coumadin
  • Zytiga
  • Allopurinol
  • Prednisone


Anxiety, Fear, Upper Limb Fracture, Osteopenia, Periodontal Infection, Visual Impairment, Osteonecrosis Of Jaw, Colitis Microscopic, Haematochezia (8221255-1)
Patient was taking Avodart. After Avodart was administered, patient encountered several Avodart side effects: anxiety, fear, upper limb fracture, osteopenia, periodontal infection, visual impairment, osteonecrosis of jaw, colitis microscopic, haematochezia on Mar 13, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 182.0 lb, . Avodart dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Uroxatral
  • Aspirin (81 Mg,unk)
  • Asacol
  • Doxycycline Hyclate
  • Valtrex
  • Aredia (60 Mg, Per Quarter)
  • Efexor /usa/
  • Fosamax (70 Mg, Qw)


Purpura (8218612-6)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 07, 2012 by a Male taking Avodart (Dosage: N/A) . Location: FRANCE , 68 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avodart side effects: purpura.
Associated medications used:
  • Lactulose (Form: Packet)
  • Nexium
  • Mabthera (Frequency: 611mg/cure)
  • Gemcitabine (Frequency: 815 Mg/cure)
  • Acetaminophen
  • Alfuzosin Hcl
  • Cisplatin (Frequency: 81.5 Mg/cure)
  • Bactrim (Dose:1 Unit(s))
Patient was hospitalized.

Prostate Cancer, Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased (8216175-2)
on Mar 07, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 62 years of age, weighting 251.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
and was treated with Avodart. Patient felt the following Avodart side effects: prostate cancer, prostatic specific antigen increased. Avodart dosage: 1cap Two Times Per Week.

Pollakiuria (8190672-0)
on Nov 18, 2010 Male from UNITED STATES , 55 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
and was treated with Avodart. After Avodart was administered, patient encountered several Avodart side effects: pollakiuria. Avodart dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Flomax (0.8 Mg)


Balance Disorder, Myalgia, Oedema Peripheral, Fall, Breast Pain, Arthralgia, Breast Enlargement, Sensory Loss (8180655-9)
Patient was taking Avodart. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avodart side effects: balance disorder, myalgia, oedema peripheral, fall, breast pain, arthralgia, breast enlargement, sensory loss on Mar 01, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 172.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • prostatomegaly
  • infection
and. Avodart dosage: 30 Avodart One Daily Oral.
Associated medications used:
  • Levaquin (7 Levaquin One Daily Oral)


Prostate Cancer, Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased (8176056-X)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 15, 2012 by a Male taking Avodart (Dosage: N/A) . Location: MEXICO , 73 years of age, Patient felt the following Avodart side effects: prostate cancer, prostatic specific antigen increased.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Firmagon (())


Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased, Prostate Cancer (8176055-8)
on Feb 15, 2012 Male from MEXICO , 86 years of age, was treated with Avodart. After Avodart was administered, patient encountered several Avodart side effects: prostatic specific antigen increased, prostate cancer. Avodart dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Firmagon (())


Visual Acuity Reduced, Photophobia (8166644-9)
on Feb 16, 2012 Male from ITALY , 82 years of age, was treated with Avodart. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avodart side effects: visual acuity reduced, photophobia. Avodart dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Magnesium Hydroxide Tab (0.5 Posological Unit)
  • Lasix
  • Ramipril


International Normalised Ratio Increased, Pneumonia (8143507-6)
Patient was taking Avodart. Patient felt the following Avodart side effects: international normalised ratio increased, pneumonia on Feb 09, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 69 years of age, weighting 396.8 lb, . Avodart dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Revatio (Tabs)
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Lasix
  • Coumadin


B-cell Lymphoma (8134964-X)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 03, 2012 by a Male taking Avodart (Dosage: N/A) . Location: BELGIUM , weighting 196.2 lb, After Avodart was administered, patient encountered several Avodart side effects: b-cell lymphoma.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Aspirin
  • Golimumab
  • Luan
  • Golimumab
Patient was hospitalized.

Myalgia (8128181-7)
on May 09, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 77 years of age, weighting 130.0 lb, was treated with Avodart. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avodart side effects: myalgia. Avodart dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Flomax
  • Zetia (10 Mg/daily/po)


Respiratory Failure (8113054-6)
on Jan 26, 2012 Male from COLOMBIA , 57 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
and was treated with Avodart. Patient felt the following Avodart side effects: respiratory failure. Avodart dosage: .5mg Per Day.

Vertigo, Feeling Abnormal, Unevaluable Event (8111811-3)
Patient was taking Avodart. After Avodart was administered, patient encountered several Avodart side effects: vertigo, feeling abnormal, unevaluable event on Feb 02, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 62 years of age, weighting 220.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
and. Avodart dosage: .5mg 1 Per Day Mouth.

B-cell Lymphoma (8111788-0)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 30, 2012 by a Male taking Avodart (Dosage: N/A) . Location: BELGIUM , weighting 196.2 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avodart side effects: b-cell lymphoma.
Associated medications used:
  • Aspirin
  • Luan
  • Golimumab
  • Golimumab
Patient was hospitalized.

Tremor, Skin Atrophy (8097913-9)
on Jul 20, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • prostatomegaly
  • blood pressure increased
  • insomnia
  • psoriatic arthropathy
  • psoriasis
and was treated with Avodart. Patient felt the following Avodart side effects: tremor, skin atrophy. Avodart dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide (20/12.5 Mg)
  • Ambien
  • Humira
  • Soriatane


Pain In Extremity, Faecal Incontinence, Movement Disorder, Frequent Bowel Movements, Weight Increased, Insomnia, Asthenia, Colitis Ulcerative (8089049-8)
on Aug 04, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 140.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • vitamin supplementation
and was treated with Avodart. After Avodart was administered, patient encountered several Avodart side effects: pain in extremity, faecal incontinence, movement disorder, frequent bowel movements, weight increased, insomnia, asthenia, colitis ulcerative. Avodart dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Folic Acid
  • Humira
  • Lomotil
  • Humira
  • Testosterone
  • Vitamin D
  • Flomax
  • Vitamin E


Cardio-respiratory Arrest, Myocardial Infarction (8081166-1)
Patient was taking Avodart. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avodart side effects: cardio-respiratory arrest, myocardial infarction on Jan 25, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 74 years of age, weighting 289.7 lb, . Avodart dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Glyburide
  • Avandamet (1tab Twice Per Day)
  • Lexapro
  • Metoprolol Tartrate
  • Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Lisinopril
Patient was hospitalized.

Hepatic Failure, Pyrexia, Pancreatitis Acute, Febrile Neutropenia, Pneumonia, Renal Failure Acute (8080525-0)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 09, 2012 by a Male taking Avodart (Dosage: .5 Milligram) was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
and. Location: TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA , weighting 167.3 lb, Patient felt the following Avodart side effects: hepatic failure, pyrexia, pancreatitis acute, febrile neutropenia, pneumonia, renal failure acute.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Azacitidine (75 Milligram/sq. Meter)
  • Doxaben (4 Microgram)
  • Allopurinol (100 Milligram)
  • Urotrol (15 Milligram)
  • Urotrol
  • Azacitidine (75 Milligram/sq. Meter)
Patient was hospitalized.

Breast Cancer (8077246-7)
on Jan 26, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, weighting 230.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
and was treated with Avodart. After Avodart was administered, patient encountered several Avodart side effects: breast cancer. Avodart dosage: N/A.

Cardiac Failure, Cardiac Arrest (8067203-9)
on Jan 20, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 65 years of age, was treated with Avodart. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Avodart side effects: cardiac failure, cardiac arrest. Avodart dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Singulair


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Active Ingredient: DUTASTERI

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 2269. View Avodart Adverse Reports

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Reported deaths: 40

Reported hospitalizations: 182

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