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Review: could Coq10 cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Coq10, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Vitamin d, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 1,484 people who have side effects while taking Coq10 from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Coq10

Coq10 (latest outcomes from 1,715 users) has active ingredients of coenzyme q - 10. It is often used in general physical condition abnormal, vitamin supplementation. Commonly reported side effects of Coq10 include skin blushing/flushing, flushing aggravated, itching, rashes, pain.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 226,665 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 1,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Coq10. Among them, 9 people (0.60%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.00% of all the 226,579 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Coq10 reports

Time on Coq10 when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Coq10 * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss88.89%11.11%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Coq10 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%75.00%25.00%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Coq10 ** :

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

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (5 people, 55.56%)
  2. Breast cancer (5 people, 55.56%)
  3. Bone cancer metastatic (5 people, 55.56%)
  4. Osteomyelitis (4 people, 44.44%)
  5. Hypertension (2 people, 22.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (8 people, 88.89%)
  2. Lovaza (7 people, 77.78%)
  3. Synthroid (6 people, 66.67%)
  4. Femara (6 people, 66.67%)
  5. Ciprofloxacin (5 people, 55.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Coq10 (coenzyme q - 10) is often used for general physical condition abnormal. Find out below the conditions Coq10 is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Over past 6+ years, hair has thinned by half.

    Reply

    help on Apr, 9, 2014:

    hair loss maybe due to thyroid issues?

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Hair loss on the top of the head.

    Reply

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