Review: could Ativan cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Ativan, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Eczema.
We study 32,949 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 419 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,106 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Hair loss (latest reports from 226,716 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 32,845 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 419 people (1.28%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.18% of all the 226,560 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Ativan 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||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Ativan * :
|Hair loss||87.68%||12.32% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Ativan * :
|Hair loss||0.27%||0.00%||0.00%||7.95%||11.23%||38.90%||20.00%||21.64% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Ativan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||33.33% |
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 * :
- Eczema (49 people, 11.69%)
- Anxiety (45 people, 10.74%)
- Breast cancer (39 people, 9.31%)
- Depression (28 people, 6.68%)
- Osteoporosis (24 people, 5.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (129 people, 30.79%)
- Aredia (87 people, 20.76%)
- Zofran (86 people, 20.53%)
- Aspirin (81 people, 19.33%)
- Percocet (79 people, 18.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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