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Review: could Amitiza cause Alopecia (Hair loss)?

We study 1,705 people who have side effects while taking Amitiza from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Amitiza

Amitiza (latest outcomes from 1,827 users) has active ingredients of lubiprostone. It is often used in constipation.

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 229,238 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 1,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitiza. Among them, 13 people (0.76%) have Alopecia.

Trend of Alopecia in Amitiza reports

Time on Amitiza when people have Alopecia * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Amitiza * :

FemaleMale
Alopecia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Amitiza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%91.67%8.33%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Amitiza ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (9 people, 69.23%)
  2. Arthritis (9 people, 69.23%)
  3. Breast cancer (9 people, 69.23%)
  4. Bone pain (9 people, 69.23%)
  5. Pain (9 people, 69.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vicodin (10 people, 76.92%)
  2. Fentanyl (10 people, 76.92%)
  3. Milk of magnesia tab (9 people, 69.23%)
  4. Megace (9 people, 69.23%)
  5. Prochlorperazine (9 people, 69.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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