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Review: could Androgel cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Androgel, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have Blood testosterone decreased.
We study 4,101 people who have side effects while taking Androgel from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Androgel (latest outcomes from 4,418 users) has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in testosterone.
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 Oct, 25, 2014: 4,097 people reported to have side effects when taking Androgel. Among them, 80 people (1.95%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Androgel 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||6.67%||53.33%||6.67%||6.67%||6.67%||20.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Androgel * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||2.70%||0.00%||10.81%||20.27%||36.49%||29.73% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Androgel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
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 * :
- Blood testosterone decreased (38 people, 47.50%)
- Accidental exposure (23 people, 28.75%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 17.50%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 13.75%)
- Multiple myeloma (5 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (15 people, 18.75%)
- Aspirin (11 people, 13.75%)
- Testosterone (8 people, 10.00%)
- Calcium carbonate (8 people, 10.00%)
- Fish oil (8 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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