Review: could Prolactinoma cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 423 people who have Prolactinoma. Among them, 2 experience Hair loss. See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prolactinoma (latest reports from 875 patients) is typically treated by Cabergoline, Bromocriptine Mesylate, Dostinex.
Hair loss (latest reports from 222,898 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 423 people who have prolactinoma are studied. Among them, 2 (0.47%) have Hair Loss.
Gender of people who have prolactinoma and experienced Hair loss * :
|Hair loss||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have prolactinoma and experienced Hair loss * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Prolactinoma (2 people, 100.00%)
- Depression (1 people, 50.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Cabergoline (1 people, 50.00%)
- L-methylfolate (1 people, 50.00%)
- Citalopram hydrobromide (1 people, 50.00%)
- Wellbutrin xl (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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From this study (3 days ago):
I am in my 40s and I work in college admissions. Ive never experienced migraines before and have been otherwise healthy. I fell hitting my head and was prescribed this medicine. Using this med had me in the hospital twice, I have severe hair loss, and what the er Dr says is syncope that makes me pass out. The Dr wants to try something new but look at me, in a profession where you're always in the public eye, almost bald and still suffering migraines.This is life altering but is being treated as , just one of those things...its depressing
Kart on Mar, 7, 2014:
Hi I'm male, 24, of Sri Lankan origin but born and raised in the United Kingdom, I'm adding these details as it was requested when attempting to reply to you.
My question is was this on Modafinil/Provigil/Nuvigil and if so which one please?
The comment below you is talking about statin which is a cholesterol reducing drug, so was wondering whether you were talking about the same. Thanks in advance.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Don't know exactly when I started losing my hair. It became apparent to me early fall, which would have been about 3 months into my wellbutrin and 1 month into my seroquel.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Also using PAxil tablets. Please help.
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