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 18,903 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 (latest outcomes from 19,562 users) has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure systolic abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Carvedilol include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, hypotension, fatigue, dizziness.
Hair loss (latest reports from 226,651 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.
Time on Carvedilol 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||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Carvedilol * :
|Hair loss||78.57%||21.43% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Carvedilol * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.52%||0.00%||6.52%||19.57%||67.39% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Carvedilol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||33.33%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (10 people, 17.54%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 8.77%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 7.02%)
- Arrhythmia (3 people, 5.26%)
- Hepatic cirrhosis (2 people, 3.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Digoxin (14 people, 24.56%)
- Plavix (13 people, 22.81%)
- Aspirin (13 people, 22.81%)
- Furosemide (13 people, 22.81%)
- Lisinopril (12 people, 21.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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