Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Hair Loss?


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Hypertension . We study 18,889 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 132 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Amlodipine Besylate

Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine besylate 19,664 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, drug ineffective, stress and anxiety, erection problems (latest reports from 47,536 Hair loss patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

18,889 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 132 people (0.7%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Hair loss?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 7.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.79 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.42 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.53 %
  • 10+ years: 5.26 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.44 %
  • 30-39: 2.48 %
  • 40-49: 9.92 %
  • 50-59: 16.53 %
  • 60+: 63.64 %

Severity if Hair Loss when taking Amlodipine Besylate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 44.44 %
  • severe: 47.22 %
  • most severe: 8.33 %

How people recovered from Hair Loss **:

  • while on drug: 4.76 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 95.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (35 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (28 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (13 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (13 people)
  • Eczema (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (17 people)
  • Lipitor (15 people)
  • Aspirin (15 people)
  • Prednisone (14 people)
  • Humira (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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