Androgel and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Androgel, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fish Oil, and have Blood testosterone decreased. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Androgel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,549 people who have side effects when taking Androgel from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

19,549 people reported to have side effects when taking Androgel.
Among them, 233 people (1.19%) have Hair loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Androgel cause Hair loss?

Time on Androgel when people have Hair loss *:

  • < 1 month: 9.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 22.94 %
  • male: 77.06 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.79 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.58 %
  • 40-49: 19.7 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 41.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Testosterone Decreased (94 people, 40.34%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (23 people, 9.87%)
  • Accidental Exposure (20 people, 8.58%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 8.15%)
  • Hypothyroidism (8 people, 3.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (14 people, 6.01%)
  • Lipitor (14 people, 6.01%)
  • Fish Oil (14 people, 6.01%)
  • Multivitamin (12 people, 5.15%)
  • Aspirin (11 people, 4.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (26 people, 11.16%)
  • Weakness (25 people, 10.73%)
  • Erection Problems (19 people, 8.15%)
  • Libido Decreased (18 people, 7.73%)
  • Blood Testosterone Decreased (16 people, 6.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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