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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 Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 17,508 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 109 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 19,048 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Hair loss (latest reports from 229,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Nov, 12, 2014: 17,502 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 109 people (0.62%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||3.23%||25.81%||16.13%||16.13%||19.35%||12.90%||6.45% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Hair loss||79.44%||20.56% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.26%||2.78%||8.33%||11.11%||68.52% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||46.67%||43.33%||10.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (23 people, 21.10%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 14.68%)
- High blood pressure (15 people, 13.76%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 9.17%)
- Osteoporosis (8 people, 7.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (18 people, 16.51%)
- Lipitor (15 people, 13.76%)
- Acetylsalicylic acid srt (10 people, 9.17%)
- Humira (10 people, 9.17%)
- Zantac (10 people, 9.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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