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Review: could Claravis cause Alopecia (Hair loss)?

We study 4,057 people who have side effects while taking Claravis from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Claravis

Claravis (latest outcomes from 4,120 users) has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne.

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 229,047 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Sep, 24, 2014: 4,057 people reported to have side effects when taking Claravis. Among them, 9 people (0.22%) have Alopecia.

Trend of Alopecia in Claravis reports

Time on Claravis 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 Claravis * :

FemaleMale
Alopecia66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Claravis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%12.50%12.50%62.50%12.50%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Claravis ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (5 people, 55.56%)
  2. Acne cystic (3 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amnesteem (5 people, 55.56%)
  2. Implanon (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Propecia (1 people, 11.11%)
  4. Allegra (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Flonase (1 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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