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Review: could Androgel cause Hair loss?

We study 4,101 people who have side effects while taking Androgel from FDA and social media. Among them, 80 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Androgel

Androgel (latest outcomes from 4,417 users) has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in testosterone.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,238 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.

Trend of Hair loss in Androgel reports

Time on Androgel when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss6.67%53.33%6.67%6.67%6.67%20.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Androgel * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%2.70%0.00%10.81%20.27%36.49%29.73%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Androgel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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. Blood testosterone decreased (38 people, 47.50%)
  2. Accidental exposure (23 people, 28.75%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 17.50%)
  4. Hypertension (11 people, 13.75%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (5 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (15 people, 18.75%)
  2. Aspirin (11 people, 13.75%)
  3. Testosterone (8 people, 10.00%)
  4. Calcium carbonate (8 people, 10.00%)
  5. Fish oil (8 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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