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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 991 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 1,079 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 42,705 Hair loss patients)

On Mar, 4, 2015: 991 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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    Previously to taking Omeprazeloe I had normal bowel movements after getting control of the diarrhea caused by the irritable bowel syndrome. The day after I took the first capsule I experienced extreme constipation. It was hard to have a BM and had to go several times. It has caused bad abdominal pain. I started to have hair loss. It has thinned to half as much as I had. My migraines came on like crazy. I lost eight pounds over about a month after I stopped taking it. I lost fat I had gained in my abdomin but also my muscles have deteriated some. I would recommend that no one takes this medication and it should be taken off the market. People who have suffered from taking this medication should be compensated.
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    I am losing a lot of hair. It started about two months ago, and I went to dermatologist who ordered some medication for two weeks. It stopped. I have been using Victoza for almost a year and take Xanax daily long term. Can either of these drugs cause my hair loss?? It's back now, and full speed. At this rate, I'll be bold in two weeks more. I'm desperate, but my doctors think if the Victoza is causing it, it will regenerate once I stop, which I'm in the process of doing. However, if there is a chance Xanax is causing it, I need to know to find an alternative drug for my nerves. Any help??
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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I have fibromyalgia and symptoms are more intense.
    Hearing loss started about 3 years ago.
    Hair loss started about 4 1/2 years ago but has slowed down.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month 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 (4 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

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