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Review: could Celexa cause Baldness (Hair loss)?
We study 27,434 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 350 have Baldness. Find out below who they are, when they have Baldness and more.
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Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,661 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.
Baldness (partial or complete lack of hair growth) (latest reports from 229,047 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Sep, 1, 2014: 27,416 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 349 people (1.27%) have Baldness. They amount to 0.15% of all the 228,452 people who have Baldness on eHealthMe.
Time on Celexa when people have Baldness * :
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Age of people who have Baldness when taking Celexa * :
Severity of Baldness when taking Celexa ** :
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How people recovered from Baldness ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (51 people, 14.61%)
- Hepatitis c (20 people, 5.73%)
- Anxiety (16 people, 4.58%)
- Pain (15 people, 4.30%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (13 people, 3.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (53 people, 15.19%)
- Prilosec (49 people, 14.04%)
- Synthroid (45 people, 12.89%)
- Xanax (42 people, 12.03%)
- Zometa (42 people, 12.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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EKI856 on Sep, 28, 2013:
my hair and bread started to loss 6 months ago. type of loss is Alopcia Areata. Also I am taking citalopram from 1.5 month ago. hair loss especially in head increasing. I am using variety of drugs for hair loss. but no good result.
I think a relation is between citalopram and Alopcia areata.
I am 36 years old, Man, Iranian.
Many thanks for your attention.
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