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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Hair loss?

We study 17,457 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 106 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Amlodipine besylate

Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 18,987 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 228,085 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 17,451 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 106 people (0.61%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.05% of all the 228,136 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss3.57%28.57%17.86%17.86%14.29%14.29%3.57%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss79.81%20.19%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%9.52%1.90%8.57%10.48%69.52%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%40.74%48.15%11.11%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (23 people, 21.70%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 15.09%)
  3. High blood pressure (12 people, 11.32%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 9.43%)
  5. Eczema (8 people, 7.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (18 people, 16.98%)
  2. Lipitor (15 people, 14.15%)
  3. Zantac (10 people, 9.43%)
  4. Acetylsalicylic acid srt (10 people, 9.43%)
  5. Warfarin sodium (10 people, 9.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I have had severe loss/thinning of hair over this last year, and it seems to be getting worse over the last 6 months. I lose an inordinate amount of hair whenever I brush, comb, or shampoo my hair.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • I have been on the above mentioned blood pressure medication for 20 yrs my side effects have always been night sweats and a nasal drip but ive coped with that. ,I had a total thyroidectomy 12 yrs ago and have regular checks for that but 2 yrs ago my hair fell out over a period of a year, this has obviously caused me so much distress but I was not under stress at the time it happened I have had all the general treatment steroid lotion, injections in my head, steroid tablets to no avail,im desperate for any help but my dermatologist said its so hard to treat and I feel fobbed off.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • are any of my medicines causing my hair loss

    Reply

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