Does finasteride cause high blood pressure?

Question is Closed Report Mark as Favorite

Responses (2)

3 May 2010

High blood pressure is not generally considered to be a side effect of finasteride. In fact, one of the side effects sometimes experienced is low blood pressure!

Hope this helps.

Votes: +1

5 May 2010

I took finasteride and with in a few weeks I had to go the the emergency room with a bp of 224/111. After four episodes I finally quit taking the medicine and have not had any extreme episodes since. Doctors never picked up that this was the cause. Am I the only one that has had this side effect?

Votes: +1
chalie 5 May 2010

I believe propecia is kicking up my systolic BP by about 25 points. My diastolic is always ok.
Thanks 4 ur answers.
charlie

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Can Omeprazole over the counter capsules cause high blood pressure?

I've never had high blood pressure in my life. I'm 48 years old. Today, I had my blood pressure checked and it's dangerously high. I ...

19 answers 4 Jan 2012

Does metformin affect high BP?

I read in an article that peop;e with with high blood pressure should not take metformin because it will cause it to become higher and does not ...

2 answers 18 Feb 2013

Is Mirena removal related to elevated blood pressure?

My daughter recently had her Mirena removed and immediately her blood pressure became dangerously high. Drs are baffled and normal meds for high ...

1 answer 23 Feb 2013

Upper body muscular pain?

Taking finasteride (proscar) and losartan.

1 answer 6 Apr 2013

Did anyone take MoviPrep and experience high blood pressure?

I am 50 years old.. in good health.. Have never had high blood pressure. Just had my physical in May, 2013 and blood pressure was around 127/72. The ...

1 answer 8 Oct 2013