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/flutter.
We study 72,224 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 has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 75,106 Coumadin users)
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, 29, 2015: 72,224 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 835 people (1.16%) have Hair Loss.
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%||35.14%||18.92%||29.73%||8.11%||2.70%||5.41% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Coumadin * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.29%||0.58%||2.59%||5.18%||8.49%||17.84%||65.04% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Coumadin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||22.22%||33.33%||44.44%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||20.00%||0.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (82 people, 9.82%)
- Depression (51 people, 6.11%)
- Thrombosis (50 people, 5.99%)
- Breast cancer (49 people, 5.87%)
- Osteoporosis (42 people, 5.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (134 people, 16.05%)
- Synthroid (119 people, 14.25%)
- Aspirin (107 people, 12.81%)
- Zometa (97 people, 11.62%)
- Prilosec (83 people, 9.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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!?
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diana on May, 3, 2010:
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