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Review: could Carvedilol cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Carvedilol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Digoxin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 18,907 people who have side effects while taking Carvedilol from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Carvedilol

Carvedilol (latest outcomes from 19,566 users) has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 226,721 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 18,863 people reported to have side effects when taking Carvedilol. Among them, 57 people (0.30%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.03% of all the 226,549 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Carvedilol reports

Time on Carvedilol when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss50.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Carvedilol * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss78.57%21.43%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%6.52%0.00%6.52%19.57%67.39%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Carvedilol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (10 people, 17.54%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 8.77%)
  3. Hypertension (4 people, 7.02%)
  4. Arrhythmia (3 people, 5.26%)
  5. Hepatic cirrhosis (2 people, 3.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Digoxin (14 people, 24.56%)
  2. Plavix (13 people, 22.81%)
  3. Aspirin (13 people, 22.81%)
  4. Furosemide (13 people, 22.81%)
  5. Lisinopril (12 people, 21.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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