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Related topic: Claravis, Alopecia

Review: could Claravis cause Alopecia?

Summary: Alopecia could be caused by Claravis, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Amnesteem, and have Acne.

We study 4,056 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 4,119 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 226,721 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 4,044 people reported to have side effects when taking Claravis. Among them, 9 people (0.22%) have Alopecia. They amount to 0.00% of all the 226,546 people who have Alopecia on eHealthMe.

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. Pravastatin (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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  • Started shedding lot of hair while on drug in 2001 but did not relate it to Accutane...moderate shedding continued and now my hair is 1/4 of what it used to be...could Accutane do that after having used it 10-11 years ago?

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  • Can isotrenoin cause sebaceous cyst?
    I used isotrenoin 10 mg and tufacne 2mg one aftr the other for almost a period of two and half years...my acne problem was solved but I ws left wid a painful sebaceous cyst...initially it was a painless boil...then I suddenly realised that it is growing in size....finally i had to get it operated.

  • Is a side effect of losartan hair loss?
    My doctor took me off Lisinopril due to the cough and put me on Losartan. After about 1 year I noticed hair breakage and hair loss. Can the hair damage be reverse by going back to Lisinopril?

  • What medications cause hair loss
    Been experiencing hair loss for several months and the loss has increased the last couple of months. My doctor ran thyroid test and it was normal. The loss has been gradual and it is not breaking off, but coming out at the root.

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