Expect to See Warnings About Finasteride Causing Suicidal Thoughts

Health Canada will update finasteride (Proscar, Propecia) labelling with possible risk of suicidal thoughts.

It's thought that finasteride may block the production of a hormone that's important in depressive disorders...therefore potentially increasing the chance of suicidal thinking.

We're telling pharmacists to help put this into perspective.

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