Review: could Chlorthalidone cause Alopecia (Hair loss)?
Summary: Alopecia is found among people who take Chlorthalidone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 1,846 people who have side effects while taking Chlorthalidone from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.
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Chlorthalidone has active ingredients of chlorthalidone. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 1,947 Chlorthalidone users)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,734 Alopecia patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 1,846 people reported to have side effects when taking Chlorthalidone. Among them, 10 people (0.54%) have Alopecia.
Time on Chlorthalidone when people have Alopecia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Chlorthalidone * :
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Chlorthalidone * :
Severity of Alopecia when taking Chlorthalidone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Alopecia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (4 people, 40.00%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (2 people, 20.00%)
- Vitamin supplementation (2 people, 20.00%)
- Pain (1 people, 10.00%)
- Deep vein thrombosis (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (3 people, 30.00%)
- Prednisone (3 people, 30.00%)
- Methotrexate (2 people, 20.00%)
- Folic acid (2 people, 20.00%)
- Humira (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of LARIAM for a 68-year old woman with Malaria. The patient has Asthenia (weakness), Scar Revision (when the skin is injured from a cut or tears the body heals by forming scar tissue), Loss Of Hair
- A study of drug interactions between Tamsulosin, Losartan Potassium, Hydralazine And Hydrochlorthiazide, Glimepiride, Chlorthalidone for a 80-year old man with Prostate Examination Abnormal, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes. The patient has Senile Dementia, Bad Breath
- A study of side effects of Bupropion Hydrochloride for a 46-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Unisom for a 51-year old woman with Insomnia. The patient has Aging Changes In The Face, Menstruation Irregular, Hair Loss, Presbyopia (condition in which the lens of the eye loses its ability to focus, making it difficult to see objects up close)
- A study of side effects of Topiramate for a 43-year old woman with Migraine With Aura. The patient has Dizziness, Burning Sensation, Feeling Cold, Dry Mouth, Hyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal), Hair Texture Abnormal, Hair Loss
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