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Review: could Celexa cause Baldness?

We study 27,394 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 348 have Baldness. Find out below who they are, when they have Baldness and more.

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Celexa

Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,629 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.

Baldness

Baldness (partial or complete lack of hair growth) (latest reports from 228,106 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Jul, 23, 2014: 27,392 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 348 people (1.27%) have Baldness. They amount to 0.15% of all the 228,229 people who have Baldness on eHealthMe.

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%21.74%17.39%17.39%21.74%13.04%8.70%

Age of people who have Baldness when taking Celexa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Baldness0.31%0.00%2.19%7.52%11.29%33.54%23.20%21.94%

Severity of Baldness when taking Celexa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Baldness5.88%82.35%11.76%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 (50 people, 14.37%)
  2. Hepatitis c (20 people, 5.75%)
  3. Anxiety (16 people, 4.60%)
  4. Pain (15 people, 4.31%)
  5. Irritable bowel syndrome (13 people, 3.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (53 people, 15.23%)
  2. Prilosec (49 people, 14.08%)
  3. Synthroid (45 people, 12.93%)
  4. Xanax (42 people, 12.07%)
  5. Zometa (42 people, 12.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (10 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (10 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.

    Reply

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