Review: could Cytoxan cause Hair loss?
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 Aredia, and have Breast cancer.
We study 6,432 people who have side effects while taking Cytoxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 161 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Cytoxan has active ingredients of cyclophosphamide. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 6,491 Cytoxan users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,762 Hair loss patients)
On Apr, 21, 2015: 6,432 people reported to have side effects when taking Cytoxan. Among them, 161 people (2.50%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Cytoxan 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||12.50%||81.25%||6.25%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Cytoxan * :
|Hair loss||89.63%||10.37% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Cytoxan * :
|Hair loss||1.41%||4.93%||0.00%||3.52%||14.79%||50.70%||14.08%||10.56% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Cytoxan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (57 people, 35.40%)
- Metastases to bone (44 people, 27.33%)
- Multiple myeloma (19 people, 11.80%)
- Autoimmune thyroiditis (16 people, 9.94%)
- Anxiety (16 people, 9.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (76 people, 47.20%)
- Zometa (76 people, 47.20%)
- Adriamycin pfs (72 people, 44.72%)
- Taxol (55 people, 34.16%)
- Taxotere (43 people, 26.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Keppra Xr, Depakene for a 53-year old woman with Simple Partial Seizures, Migraine. The patient has Hair Loss, Tremor
- A study of side effects of Simvastatin for a 56-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Actemra for a 50-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Insomnia, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Fluid Retention, Sjogren's Syndrome, Scleroedema, Raynaud's Phenomenon, Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Candesartan Cilexetil for a 68-year old man with Hypertension. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Levaquin for a 58-year old woman with Sinusitis. The patient has Loss Of Hair
Recent Cytoxan related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Amiloride Hydrochloride, Cyclophosphamide for a 66-year old man who has Myeloma
- Comparions of Azathioprine, Methotrexate, Cyclophosphamide, Rituxan, Mycophenolate Mofetil for a 21-year old woman who has Wegener's Granulomatosis
- Comparions of Sirolimus, Cyclophosphamide, Vinorelbine for a 17-year old boy who has Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Stage I
- Comparions of Cytoxan, Tysabri for a 39-year old woman who has Relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis
- Comparions of Mycophenolate Mofetil (Accord Hlthcare) - 500MG, Methotrexate Sodium (Dava Pharms Inc) - EQ 2.5MG BASE, Azathioprine (Roxane) - 50MG, Cyclophosphamide (Baxter Hlthcare) - 1GM/VIAL for a 52-year old man who has Progressive Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis
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