Related topic: Celexa, Baldness
Review: could Celexa cause Baldness?
Summary: Baldness could be caused by Celexa, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 27,330 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 346 have Baldness. Find out below who they are, when they have Baldness and more.
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Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,550 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.
Baldness (partial or complete lack of hair growth) (latest reports from 226,721 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Apr, 3, 2014: 27,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 346 people (1.28%) have Baldness. They amount to 0.15% of all the 226,254 people who 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 (49 people, 14.16%)
- Hepatitis c (20 people, 5.78%)
- Pain (15 people, 4.34%)
- Anxiety (15 people, 4.34%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (13 people, 3.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (53 people, 15.32%)
- Prilosec (49 people, 14.16%)
- Synthroid (45 people, 13.01%)
- Xanax (42 people, 12.14%)
- Zometa (42 people, 12.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) is often used for depression. Find out below the conditions Celexa is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (7 months ago):
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.
From this study (8 months ago):
I have had hair loss for years but it has gotten worse over the last 6 months. Sometimes I loose a handful at a time.
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