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Review: could Ativan cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Eczema.
We study 33,026 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 35,195 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
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, 28, 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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- Can i take my ativan if i'm taking phenteremine?
(Asked by a 40 year old woman who has Anxiety, and takes Ativan)
I just started taking phenteremine and I can't sleep. I take it at 6 am
Am I able to take an Ativan at bed time?
- If you stop taking oxcarbazepine will your hair grow back?
(Asked by a 47 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Oxcarbazepine)
has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 mi ...
- What could be causing eye pain and headacne and bright glaring light on the right side only?
(Asked by a 66 year old man who has Occular Migraine, and takes Warfarin Sodium, Lunesta, Trental, Fosinopril Sodium, Ativan, Celexa, Simvastatin, Neurontin, Lortab, Combivent Respimat)
Senitive to light, can't spend long on computer or cell phone. Diagnosed with anklylosing spondylosis
- What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now i've stopped using it, but i lost hair in frontal region and i want to regrow it.
(Asked by a 21 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Fluticasone Propionate)
What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking Fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now I've stopped using it, but I lost hair in frontal region and I want to regrow it.
- Have you or someone who has taken ativan, lorazepam or orfidal developed and form of cancer? esp. esophageal or stomach cancer
(Asked by a 60 year old man who has Esophageal Cancer, and takes Ativan, Lorazepam)
suspect long term prescription (years) of Lorazepam may have been causal to esophageal cancer Ativan, Lorazepam or Orfidal are all basically the same formula - please be specific in your answer
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