Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 17,397 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 105 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 18,916 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Hair loss (latest reports from 226,683 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 17,397 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 105 people (0.60%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.05% of all the 226,601 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
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||3.70%||29.63%||14.81%||18.52%||14.81%||14.81%||3.70% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Hair loss||79.61%||20.39% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.62%||1.92%||8.65%||10.58%||69.23% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||42.31%||46.15%||11.54% |
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 (22 people, 20.95%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 15.24%)
- High blood pressure (12 people, 11.43%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 9.52%)
- Osteoporosis (8 people, 7.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (18 people, 17.14%)
- Lipitor (15 people, 14.29%)
- Prednisone (10 people, 9.52%)
- Zantac (10 people, 9.52%)
- Humira (10 people, 9.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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.
From this study (4 months ago):
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