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These are known side effects from finasteride.
Once you discontinue finasteride, your symptoms should improve within a month or so.
Stopping is best since your symptoms are significant.
Minoxidil 5% solution can be tried --apply over scalp daily without problem
You should take iron 60 mg daily, Biotin 500 mcg daily, vitamin C 500 mg daily, vitamin D3 2000 IU daily to promote hair growth.