Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
Individual at Risk
Explanation of Condition
Medication blocking the production of testosterone. Often used in treating disorders of the prostate.
If less than four weeks since use, refer to MO. Inform transplant centre.
Blood donors are advised not to give blood for four weeks after taking Finasteride. This is to eliminate risk of exposure of a pregnant women to Finasteride through blood / blood product transfusion. In the setting of stem cell donation this is unlikely to be a concern, but TC should be informed if donor is taking Finasteride.
Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
Version 1, Edition 1
Date of Last Update
15th June 2012