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Review: could Coumadin cause Hair loss?





Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 72,215 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 835 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Coumadin

Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 75,095 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 Hair loss 41,549 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 72,207 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 835 people (1.16%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%35.14%18.92%29.73%8.11%2.70%5.41%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.29%0.58%2.59%5.18%8.49%17.84%65.04%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Coumadin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss22.22%33.33%44.44%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss20.00%0.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (82 people, 9.82%)
  2. Depression (51 people, 6.11%)
  3. Thrombosis (50 people, 5.99%)
  4. Breast cancer (49 people, 5.87%)
  5. Osteoporosis (42 people, 5.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (134 people, 16.05%)
  2. Synthroid (119 people, 14.25%)
  3. Aspirin (107 people, 12.81%)
  4. Zometa (97 people, 11.62%)
  5. Prilosec (83 people, 9.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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