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Review: could Chlorthalidone cause Alopecia (Hair loss)?

We study 1,837 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

Chlorthalidone (latest outcomes from 1,938 users) has active ingredients of chlorthalidone. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 229,073 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 1,837 people reported to have side effects when taking Chlorthalidone. Among them, 10 people (0.54%) have Alopecia.

Trend of Alopecia in Chlorthalidone reports

Time on Chlorthalidone when people have Alopecia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alopecia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Chlorthalidone * :

FemaleMale
Alopecia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Chlorthalidone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%44.44%44.44%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Chlorthalidone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Alopecia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Alopecia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (4 people, 40.00%)
  2. Psoriatic arthropathy (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Vitamin supplementation (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Pain (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Deep vein thrombosis (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Prednisone (3 people, 30.00%)
  3. Methotrexate (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Folic acid (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Humira (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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