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Review: could Ativan cause Hair loss?
We study 33,005 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 422 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,183 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Hair loss (latest reports from 229,047 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Sep, 12, 2014: 33,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 422 people (1.28%) have Hair Loss.
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%||16.67%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||33.33% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Ativan * :
|Hair loss||87.78%||12.22% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Ativan * :
|Hair loss||0.27%||0.00%||0.00%||8.15%||11.41%||38.86%||19.84%||21.47% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Ativan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||16.67%||16.67%||50.00%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||20.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Eczema (49 people, 11.61%)
- Anxiety (46 people, 10.90%)
- Breast cancer (39 people, 9.24%)
- Depression (29 people, 6.87%)
- Osteoporosis (24 people, 5.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (129 people, 30.57%)
- Aredia (87 people, 20.62%)
- Zofran (86 people, 20.38%)
- Aspirin (81 people, 19.19%)
- Percocet (79 people, 18.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 week ago):
Naprosyn, Vicodin, Ativan and Prilosec are taken only on an as needed basis. Some of my symptoms are intermittent, and some are chronic. The though the medications may not completely rid me of a symptom (for example, depression or muscle pain), they do improve my condition enough to warrant their continued use. I'm much better off taking them than not.
The oral issues I'm having all began around the same time in the last year. I first noticed a sensitivity for spicy food I had never experienced. I can no longer use adult toothpaste because the minty flavors are so provinces as to cause pain. The gum irritation comes and goes as does the severity of the other oral pain I experience.
My hair loss I can describe as severe as it can be without having visible bald spots. Whereas I once had unusually thick hair (a ponytail of around 1.5 inches), I have lost so much that my ponytail now measures about .5 inches.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I always had and still have very thick healthy hair.I noticed two years ago after starting on Armour thyroid and Lorazepam also I started using a natural biodentical progesterone cream that slowly I noticed my hair was thinning out in my bang area along with the temple area.
From this study (2 months ago):
tan on Jul, 13, 2014:
I have lost hair much severe from lorzapam. I took it foe a year. I have been off for 3 months and no hair regrowth yet. Do you people know if it is scarring hair loss or reversible hair loss? Im a female and i am 28 years old.
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