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Review: could Coenzyme q10 cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Coenzyme q10, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vitamin d, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 989 people who have side effects while taking Coenzyme q10 from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 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 health. (latest outcomes from 1,077 Coenzyme q10 users)

Hair loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,662 Hair loss patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 989 people reported to have side effects when taking Coenzyme q10. Among them, 10 people (1.01%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Coenzyme q10 reports

Time on Coenzyme q10 when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Coenzyme q10 * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Coenzyme q10 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%28.57%71.43%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Coenzyme q10 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Scab (1 people, 10.00%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (1 people, 10.00%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Deep vein thrombosis (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (4 people, 40.00%)
  2. Aspirin (4 people, 40.00%)
  3. Lipitor (3 people, 30.00%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 30.00%)
  5. Omeprazole (3 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Been taking CO-Q 10 for about 6-8 months and have been having severe hair loss for 6 months now Could Co Q-10 be the cause?

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • In last year my hair texture is changing to fine and frizzy. Breaks easily and increasing hair loss, especially around face and sides of head.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • losing hair when I go on coq10, second time this is happening. Coq10 has been effective treating hear palpitation.

    Reply

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