Amlodipine besylate and Hair loss - from FDA reports


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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 22,080 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA. Among them, 136 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 25,400 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,240 Hair loss patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

22,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 136 people (0.62%) 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: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 78.12 %
  • male: 21.88 %

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: 7.76 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 5.17 %
  • 50-59: 17.24 %
  • 60+: 69.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (26 people, 19.12%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (17 people, 12.50%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (17 people, 12.50%)
  • Eczema (9 people, 6.62%)
  • Osteoporosis (8 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (16 people, 11.76%)
  • Lipitor (14 people, 10.29%)
  • Zyrtec (13 people, 9.56%)
  • Humira (12 people, 8.82%)
  • Zantac (11 people, 8.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (25 people, 18.38%)
  • Rashes (22 people, 16.18%)
  • Fatigue (22 people, 16.18%)
  • Weakness (19 people, 13.97%)
  • Dizziness (19 people, 13.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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