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Review: could Cabergoline cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Cabergoline, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Oxycontin, and have Parkinson's disease.

We study 2,253 people who have side effects while taking Cabergoline from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Cabergoline

Cabergoline (latest outcomes from 2,341 users) has active ingredients of cabergoline. It is often used in prolactinoma.

Hair loss

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, 15, 2014: 2,241 people reported to have side effects when taking Cabergoline. Among them, 6 people (0.27%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.00% of all the 226,643 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Cabergoline reports

Time on Cabergoline when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Cabergoline ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Restless legs syndrome (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Prolactinoma (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Prolactin-producing pituitary tumour (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Bipolar 1 (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (1 people, 16.67%)
  2. Propranolol hydrochloride (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Lamictal (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (16 hours ago):

  • I have had severe loss/thinning of hair over this last year, and it seems to be getting worse over the last 6 months. I lose an inordinate amount of hair whenever I brush, comb, or shampoo my hair.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • All lesions necrosis
    Painful granulomas
    I live in chronic pain and fatigue

    Reply

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.

    Reply

    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

    Reply

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