Related topic: Coumadin, Hair loss
Review: could Coumadin cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Lasix, and have Atrial fibrillation.
We study 72,166 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 833 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,036 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.
Hair loss (latest reports from 226,721 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 71,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 833 people (1.16%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.37% of all the 226,561 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Coumadin when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||0.00%||37.14%||17.14%||31.43%||8.57%||2.86%||2.86% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Coumadin * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.29%||0.58%||2.45%||5.19%||8.51%||17.75%||65.22% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Coumadin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||28.57%||28.57%||42.86%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (81 people, 9.72%)
- Thrombosis (50 people, 6.00%)
- Depression (50 people, 6.00%)
- Breast cancer (49 people, 5.88%)
- Osteoporosis (42 people, 5.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (134 people, 16.09%)
- Synthroid (119 people, 14.29%)
- Aspirin (107 people, 12.85%)
- Zometa (97 people, 11.64%)
- Prilosec (83 people, 9.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Coumadin (warfarin sodium) is often used for blood clots. Find out below the conditions Coumadin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (1 year ago):
I have Lyme disease and need to take strong antibiotics,like azithromax,Bixin, or ceftin. I need to know how these affect coumadin since Rifampin, also considered, reduces effects of bloodthining with coumadin.
From this study (4 years ago):
I used to have massively thick, gorgeous hair. Six months after beginning therapy with Warfarin, my hair fell out in enormous clumps - wads of hair in my hand. I have continually lost hair in the 15 years I have been on Warfarin, and will need to be on it the rest of my life. I have now lost 80% of my hair! My hair is now thin and fine, and my scalp shows through my hair. Does anyone have any ideas that can help me, please!?
From this study (4 years ago):
diana on May, 3, 2010:
my mother takes coumadin 4mg bayer 81mg for mechanical heart valve and atrial fib, vasotec metroprolol liptor gemfribrozil, is manganes 10mg safe for her what other vitamins?
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