Amitiza and Alopecia - from FDA reports


Summary

Alopecia is found among people who take Amitiza, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Amlodipine, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Amitiza. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,174 people who have side effects when taking Amitiza from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 22, 2017

4,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitiza.
Among them, 51 people (1.22%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amitiza cause Alopecia?

Time on Amitiza when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Amitiza *:

  • female: 96 %
  • male: 4 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Amitiza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 13.64 %
  • 40-49: 4.55 %
  • 50-59: 47.73 %
  • 60+: 34.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (17 people, 33.33%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 23.53%)
  • Arthritis (12 people, 23.53%)
  • Metastases To Bone (9 people, 17.65%)
  • Bone Pain (9 people, 17.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Senna (12 people, 23.53%)
  • Percocet (12 people, 23.53%)
  • Neurontin (12 people, 23.53%)
  • Amlodipine (12 people, 23.53%)
  • Vicodin (11 people, 21.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (24 people, 47.06%)
  • Nausea (20 people, 39.22%)
  • Dizziness (20 people, 39.22%)
  • Weight Decreased (18 people, 35.29%)
  • Weakness (18 people, 35.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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