Review: could Azathioprine cause Hair thinning?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 14,192 people who take Azathioprine. Among them, 135 have Hair thinning. See who they are, when they have Hair thinning and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Azathioprine (latest outcomes from 13,594 users) has active ingredients of azathioprine sodium. It is often used in crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis. Commonly reported side effects of Azathioprine include fever, crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease, sepsis, nausea aggravated.
Hair thinning (latest reports from 222,427 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 13,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Azathioprine. Among them, 117 people (0.87%) have Hair Thinning.
Time on Azathioprine when people have Hair thinning * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair thinning||10.00%||10.00%||20.00%||10.00%||10.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair thinning when taking Azathioprine * :
|Hair thinning||85.59%||14.41% |
Age of people who have Hair thinning when taking Azathioprine * :
|Hair thinning||0.00%||3.06%||9.18%||22.45%||21.43%||12.24%||16.33%||15.31% |
Severity of Hair thinning when taking Azathioprine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair thinning||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair thinning ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair thinning||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (34 people, 29.06%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (13 people, 11.11%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (13 people, 11.11%)
- Depression (11 people, 9.40%)
- Colitis ulcerative (9 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (30 people, 25.64%)
- Humira (26 people, 22.22%)
- Prograf (18 people, 15.38%)
- Remicade (18 people, 15.38%)
- Prednisolone (16 people, 13.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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