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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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. We study 11,599 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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Aciphex

Aciphex has active ingredients of rabeprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 12,012 Aciphex users)

Hair loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,762 Hair loss patients)

On Apr, 29, 2015: 11,599 people reported to have side effects when taking Aciphex. Among them, 154 people (1.33%) have Hair Loss.

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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