Review: could Castor Oil cause Alopecia?


Summary

Alopecia is reported only by a few people who take Castor Oil. We study 67 people who have side effects while taking Castor oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Castor Oil

Castor oil has active ingredients of castor. It is often used in surgery. (latest outcomes from Castor oil 54 users)

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, drug ineffective, high blood pressure, erection problems (latest reports from 41,374 Alopecia patients).

On Jul, 31, 2016

67 people reported to have side effects when taking Castor Oil.
Among them, 2 people (2.99%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Castor oil cause Alopecia?

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Castor Oil *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Castor Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Alopecia (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone Tab (2 people)
  • Glycerophosphate (2 people)
  • Esomeprazole Magnesium (2 people)
  • Clopidogrel (2 people)
  • Calcium (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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