Alendronate sodium and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Alendronate sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Alendronate sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,955 people who have side effects when taking Alendronate sodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 30, 2017

23,955 people reported to have side effects when taking Alendronate Sodium.
Among them, 293 people (1.22%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Alendronate sodium cause Hair loss?

Time on Alendronate Sodium when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 3.61 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 37.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.41 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Alendronate Sodium *:

  • female: 95.68 %
  • male: 4.32 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Alendronate Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.34 %
  • 30-39: 1.79 %
  • 40-49: 4.46 %
  • 50-59: 36.61 %
  • 60+: 55.8 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (161 people, 54.95%)
  • Osteopenia (56 people, 19.11%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (55 people, 18.77%)
  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 8.19%)
  • Hypothyroidism (14 people, 4.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (125 people, 42.66%)
  • Prednisone (57 people, 19.45%)
  • Humira (44 people, 15.02%)
  • Omeprazole (30 people, 10.24%)
  • Methotrexate (29 people, 9.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Femur Fracture (106 people, 36.18%)
  • Fall (93 people, 31.74%)
  • Joint Pain (83 people, 28.33%)
  • High Blood Pressure (74 people, 25.26%)
  • Osteoarthritis (73 people, 24.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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