Clopidogrel and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Clopidogrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Simvastatin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 24,000 people who have side effects while taking Clopidogrel from FDA. Among them, 77 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Clopidogrel

Clopidogrel has active ingredients of clopidogrel. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Clopidogrel 24,511 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,240 Hair loss patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

24,000 people reported to have side effects when taking Clopidogrel.
Among them, 77 people (0.32%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clopidogrel cause Hair loss?

Time on Clopidogrel when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Clopidogrel *:

  • female: 70.83 %
  • male: 29.17 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Clopidogrel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.08 %
  • 40-49: 1.54 %
  • 50-59: 13.85 %
  • 60+: 78.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (16 people, 20.78%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 18.18%)
  • Stent (7 people, 9.09%)
  • Osteoporosis (7 people, 9.09%)
  • Coronary Heart Disease (7 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (10 people, 12.99%)
  • Aspirin (8 people, 10.39%)
  • Amlodipine (8 people, 10.39%)
  • Calcium (7 people, 9.09%)
  • Folic Acid (6 people, 7.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (21 people, 27.27%)
  • Rashes (14 people, 18.18%)
  • Diarrhea (10 people, 12.99%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (10 people, 12.99%)
  • Pain In Extremity (9 people, 11.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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