Who have Alopecia with Dapsone?


Summary

Alopecia is found among people who take Dapsone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Levaquin, and have Asthma . We study 4,159 people who have side effects while taking Dapsone from FDA and social media. Among them, 49 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Dapsone

Dapsone has active ingredients of dapsone. It is often used in dermatitis herpetiformis. (latest outcomes from Dapsone 5,067 users)

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,107 Alopecia patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

4,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Dapsone.
Among them, 49 people (1.18%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dapsone cause Alopecia?

Time on Dapsone when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 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: 57.45 %
  • male: 42.55 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Dapsone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.86 %
  • 30-39: 11.43 %
  • 40-49: 22.86 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 34.29 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (20 people, 40.82%)
  • Levaquin (20 people, 40.82%)
  • Norvasc (15 people, 30.61%)
  • Prograf (14 people, 28.57%)
  • Tegretol (13 people, 26.53%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Dapsone, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Rashes (11 people, 22.45%)
  • Nervousness (11 people, 22.45%)
  • Gastric Disorder (11 people, 22.45%)
  • Diabetes (11 people, 22.45%)
  • Asthma (11 people, 22.45%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Oedema Peripheral (23 people, 46.94%)
  • Weakness (20 people, 40.82%)
  • Rashes (20 people, 40.82%)
  • Fatigue (14 people, 28.57%)
  • Joint Pain (13 people, 26.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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