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Review: could Celexa cause Baldness (Hair loss)?

Summary: Baldness is found among people who take Celexa, especially for people who are 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression. We study 27,542 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 352 have Baldness. Find out below who they are, when they have Baldness and more.

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Celexa

Celexa has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,786 Celexa users)

Baldness

Baldness (partial or complete lack of hair growth) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,762 Baldness patients)

On May, 12, 2015: 27,531 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 352 people (1.28%) have Baldness.

Trend of Baldness in Celexa reports

Time on Celexa when people have Baldness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Baldness0.00%19.23%19.23%15.38%23.08%15.38%7.69%

Age of people who have Baldness when taking Celexa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Baldness0.31%0.00%2.17%7.43%12.07%33.44%22.91%21.67%

Severity of Baldness when taking Celexa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Baldness4.76%76.19%19.05%0.00%

How people recovered from Baldness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Baldness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (53 people, 15.06%)
  2. Hepatitis c (20 people, 5.68%)
  3. Anxiety (16 people, 4.55%)
  4. Pain (15 people, 4.26%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (13 people, 3.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (53 people, 15.06%)
  2. Prilosec (50 people, 14.20%)
  3. Synthroid (45 people, 12.78%)
  4. Zometa (42 people, 11.93%)
  5. Xanax (42 people, 11.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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