Coenzyme q10 and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Hair loss is found among people who take Coenzyme Q10, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Magnesium, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 4,327 people who have side effects while taking Coenzyme q10 from FDA. Among them, 65 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme q10 has active ingredients of coenzyme q - 10. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Coenzyme q10 4,512 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,227 Hair loss patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

4,327 people reported to have side effects when taking Coenzyme Q10.
Among them, 65 people (1.5%) have Hair Loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coenzyme q10 cause Hair loss?

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Coenzyme Q10 *:

  • female: 93.55 %
  • male: 6.45 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Coenzyme Q10 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.28 %
  • 50-59: 18.6 %
  • 60+: 65.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (11 people, 16.92%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 10.77%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 9.23%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 9.23%)
  • Hypothyroidism (5 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Magnesium (15 people, 23.08%)
  • Vitamin B12 (11 people, 16.92%)
  • Biotin (11 people, 16.92%)
  • Aspirin (11 people, 16.92%)
  • Ginkgo Biloba (9 people, 13.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (17 people, 26.15%)
  • Diarrhea (15 people, 23.08%)
  • Insomnia (13 people, 20.00%)
  • Headache (13 people, 20.00%)
  • Fatigue (13 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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