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Review: could Aciphex cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Aciphex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study people who have side effects while taking Aciphex from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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On Apr, 9, 2014: 11,554 people reported to have side effects when taking Aciphex. Among them, 154 people (1.33%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.07% of all the 226,520 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Aciphex reports

Time on Aciphex when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%44.44%0.00%11.11%22.22%11.11%11.11%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss95.33%4.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%3.23%4.84%23.39%15.32%53.23%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Aciphex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (25 people, 16.23%)
  2. Irritable bowel syndrome (20 people, 12.99%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (13 people, 8.44%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 7.79%)
  5. Crohn's disease (12 people, 7.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (36 people, 23.38%)
  2. Synthroid (30 people, 19.48%)
  3. Ambien (25 people, 16.23%)
  4. Wellbutrin xl (22 people, 14.29%)
  5. Levoxyl (19 people, 12.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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