Lack of Association Between 5α-Reductase Inhibitors and Depression.

@article{Dyson2020LackOA,
  title={Lack of Association Between 5$\alpha$-Reductase Inhibitors and Depression.},
  author={Tess E Dyson and Matthew A. Cantrell and Brian C Lund},
  journal={Journal of Urology},
  year={2020}
}
PURPOSE Depressed mood and suicidality reported with 5α-reductase inhibitors (5-ARIs; finasteride and dutasteride) during post-marketing surveillance resulted in the addition of depression risk to finasteride labeling. As peer-reviewed studies are limited and have reported mixed findings, we aimed to further evaluate 5-ARI exposure and depression risk using sequence symmetry analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS National Veterans Health Administration administrative data were used to identify 53… 

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