Review: could Aciphex cause Hair Loss?


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Aciphex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Irritable bowel syndrome . We study 12,557 people who have side effects while taking Aciphex from FDA and social media. Among them, 162 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Aciphex

Aciphex has active ingredients of rabeprazole sodium. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Aciphex 13,103 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, erection problems (latest reports from 51,225 Hair loss patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

12,557 people reported to have side effects when taking Aciphex.
Among them, 162 people (1.29%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aciphex cause Hair loss?

Time on Aciphex when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 10 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Aciphex *:

  • female: 94.59 %
  • male: 5.41 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Aciphex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.25 %
  • 30-39: 5.69 %
  • 40-49: 17.89 %
  • 50-59: 17.07 %
  • 60+: 56.1 %

Severity if Hair Loss when taking Aciphex **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hair Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (22 people)
  • Hypertension (19 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (15 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (14 people)
  • Depression (12 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (34 people)
  • Aspirin (30 people)
  • Ambien (27 people)
  • Wellbutrin Xl (23 people)
  • Zyrtec (21 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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