Dapsone and Alopecia - from FDA reports


Summary

Alopecia is found among people who take Dapsone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levaquin, and have Asthma. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Dapsone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,146 people who have side effects when taking Dapsone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

5,146 people reported to have side effects when taking Dapsone.
Among them, 54 people (1.05%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dapsone cause Alopecia?

Time on Dapsone when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Dapsone *:

  • female: 59.62 %
  • male: 40.38 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Dapsone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.7 %
  • 30-39: 10.81 %
  • 40-49: 24.32 %
  • 50-59: 27.03 %
  • 60+: 35.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sinusitis (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Nervousness (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Diabetes (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Convulsion (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Asthma (11 people, 20.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (20 people, 37.04%)
  • Levaquin (20 people, 37.04%)
  • Norvasc (15 people, 27.78%)
  • Prograf (14 people, 25.93%)
  • Zantac (13 people, 24.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (23 people, 42.59%)
  • Weakness (21 people, 38.89%)
  • Rashes (20 people, 37.04%)
  • Fatigue (15 people, 27.78%)
  • Joint Pain (13 people, 24.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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