Review: could Clindamycin cause Hair loss?
We study 1,098 people who have side effects while taking Clindamycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Clindamycin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 1,298 users) has active ingredients of clindamycin hydrochloride. It is often used in infection.
Hair loss (latest reports from 228,261 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 1,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride. Among them, 5 people (0.46%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.00% of all the 228,141 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
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||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||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%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||60.00%||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, 60.00%)
- Osteomyelitis (3 people, 60.00%)
- Infection (1 people, 20.00%)
- Acne (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paroxetine hcl (3 people, 60.00%)
- Methadone hcl (3 people, 60.00%)
- Prochlorperazine edisylate (3 people, 60.00%)
- Baclofen (3 people, 60.00%)
- Furosemide (3 people, 60.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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