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Related topic: Prolactinoma, Hair loss

Review: could Prolactinoma cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Prolactinoma, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, also have Depression, and take Cabergoline.

We study 426 people who have Prolactinoma from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Prolactinoma

Prolactinoma (latest reports from 885 patients) is typically treated by Cabergoline, Bromocriptine Mesylate, Dostinex.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 226,721 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 425 people who have prolactinoma are studied. Among them, 2 (0.47%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.00% of all the 226,534 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in prolactinoma reports

Gender of people who have prolactinoma and experienced Hair loss * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have prolactinoma and experienced Hair loss * :

Hair loss0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
n/a

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (1 people, 50.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Cabergoline (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. L-methylfolate (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Citalopram hydrobromide (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Wellbutrin xl (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I have had severe loss/thinning of hair over this last year, and it seems to be getting worse over the last 6 months. I lose an inordinate amount of hair whenever I brush, comb, or shampoo my hair.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • All lesions necrosis
    Painful granulomas
    I live in chronic pain and fatigue

    Reply

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.

    Reply

    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

    Reply

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