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Review: could Cimzia cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Cimzia, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Omeprazole, and have Crohn's disease.

We study people who have side effects while taking Cimzia from FDA and social media. Among them, 98 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Cimzia

Cimzia (latest outcomes from 13,000 users) has active ingredients of certolizumab pegol. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease. Commonly reported side effects of Cimzia include diarrhea, fatigue, abdominal pain, inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease, crohn's disease.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 226,665 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 0 people reported to have side effects when taking Cimzia. Among them, 98 people have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.04% of all the 226,572 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Cimzia reports

Time on Cimzia when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss38.46%38.46%7.69%7.69%7.69%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Cimzia * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss94.44%5.56%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Cimzia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%1.27%11.39%25.32%34.18%20.25%7.59%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Cimzia ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (63 people, 64.29%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 15.31%)
  3. Spondylitis (8 people, 8.16%)
  4. Psoriasis (8 people, 8.16%)
  5. Headache (2 people, 2.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (10 people, 10.20%)
  2. Tramadol hcl (9 people, 9.18%)
  3. Prednisone tab (8 people, 8.16%)
  4. Temazepam (8 people, 8.16%)
  5. Prednisone (8 people, 8.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • I was experiencing severe hair loss and exhaution with prior prescription Triamterene/ Hydrochlorothia Tab 75-50mg so doctor put me on Losartan and still seeing hair loss after a couple months.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • More than 60% of hair fell out 3-4 on ths after treat. I had surgery the next daty and had to be out to sleep. Anesiesia is strong mixed wthe Re last

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Over past 6+ years, hair has thinned by half.

    Reply

    help on Apr, 9, 2014:

    hair loss maybe due to thyroid issues?

    Reply

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