Review: could Doxorubicin Hydrochloride cause Hair Loss?


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Doxorubicin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Cyclophosphamide, and have Breast cancer . We study 4,699 people who have side effects while taking Doxorubicin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Doxorubicin Hydrochloride

Doxorubicin hydrochloride has active ingredients of doxorubicin hydrochloride. It is often used in non-hodgkin's lymphoma. (latest outcomes from Doxorubicin hydrochloride 6,511 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, itching, cognitive disorder, erection problems (latest reports from 75,642 Hair loss patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

4,699 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxorubicin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 27 people (0.57%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Doxorubicin hydrochloride cause Hair loss?

Time on Doxorubicin Hydrochloride when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 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 Hair Loss when taking Doxorubicin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 95.24 %
  • male: 4.76 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Doxorubicin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 80 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 20 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Ovarian Cancer (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Osteoporosis (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Dyspepsia (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Arthralgia (3 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cyclophosphamide (16 people, 59.26%)
  • Taxotere (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Vincristine (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Fluorouracil (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (5 people, 18.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (12 people, 44.44%)
  • Nausea (10 people, 37.04%)
  • Palmar-Plantar Erythrodysaesthesia Syndrome (9 people, 33.33%)
  • Neutropenia (9 people, 33.33%)
  • Constipation (7 people, 25.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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