Review: could Clopidogrel cause Hair Loss?


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Clopidogrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 12,673 people who have side effects while taking Clopidogrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 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 antiplatelet therapy. (latest outcomes from Clopidogrel 12,941 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, drug ineffective, stress and anxiety, erection problems (latest reports from 47,536 Hair loss patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

12,673 people reported to have side effects when taking Clopidogrel.
Among them, 37 people (0.29%) 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: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 61.11 %
  • male: 38.89 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.94 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.94 %
  • 50-59: 14.71 %
  • 60+: 79.41 %

Severity if Hair Loss when taking Clopidogrel **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hair Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (12 people)
  • Osteoporosis (6 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (5 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (4 people)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (10 people)
  • Simvastatin (8 people)
  • Folic Acid (7 people)
  • Atorvastatin Calcium (7 people)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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