Cytoxan and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Cytoxan, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 8,735 people who have side effects while taking Cytoxan from FDA. Among them, 227 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Cytoxan

Cytoxan has active ingredients of cyclophosphamide. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Cytoxan 8,880 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,219 Hair loss patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

8,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Cytoxan.
Among them, 227 people (2.6%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cytoxan cause Hair loss?

Time on Cytoxan when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 84 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Cytoxan *:

  • female: 87.86 %
  • male: 12.14 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Cytoxan *:

  • 0-1: 1.19 %
  • 2-9: 4.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.79 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 48.21 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 15.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (69 people, 30.40%)
  • Metastases To Bone (53 people, 23.35%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (29 people, 12.78%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (17 people, 7.49%)
  • Chemotherapy (17 people, 7.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (99 people, 43.61%)
  • Aredia (94 people, 41.41%)
  • Taxol (77 people, 33.92%)
  • Adriamycin Pfs (72 people, 31.72%)
  • Taxotere (68 people, 29.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (105 people, 46.26%)
  • Anaemia (83 people, 36.56%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (82 people, 36.12%)
  • Fever (80 people, 35.24%)
  • Fatigue (77 people, 33.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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