Review: could Clindamycin cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,043 people who take Clindamycin. Among them, 4 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Clindamycin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 1,263 users) has active ingredients of clindamycin hydrochloride. It is often used in infection, tooth abscess. Commonly reported side effects of Clindamycin hydrochloride include fever, stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated, pain, diarrhea.
Hair loss (latest reports from 223,113 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Mar, 3, 2014: 1,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride. Among them, 4 people (0.39%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Clindamycin hydrochloride when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Candidiasis (3 people, 75.00%)
- Osteomyelitis (3 people, 75.00%)
- Acne (1 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methadone hcl (3 people, 75.00%)
- Prochlorperazine edisylate (3 people, 75.00%)
- Paroxetine hcl (3 people, 75.00%)
- Baclofen (3 people, 75.00%)
- Nystatin (3 people, 75.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Have been on antibiotics for acne for 2 years (oxytetracline,lymecycline and clindamycin since Jan 2013). Hair loss started two to three months after starting clindamycin
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