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 has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,786 Celexa users)
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.
Time on Celexa when people have Baldness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Baldness when taking Celexa * :
Severity of Baldness when taking Celexa ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Baldness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (53 people, 15.06%)
- Hepatitis c (20 people, 5.68%)
- Anxiety (16 people, 4.55%)
- Pain (15 people, 4.26%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (13 people, 3.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (53 people, 15.06%)
- Prilosec (50 people, 14.20%)
- Synthroid (45 people, 12.78%)
- Zometa (42 people, 11.93%)
- Xanax (42 people, 11.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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