Review: could Doxycycline cause Hair loss?
We study 12,016 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 168 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Doxycycline (latest outcomes from 13,622 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.
Hair loss (latest reports from 228,228 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 12,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 168 people (1.40%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.07% of all the 228,141 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Doxycycline 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||64.29%||7.14%||7.14%||14.29%||0.00%||7.14%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Doxycycline * :
|Hair loss||84.67%||15.33% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Doxycycline * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||2.70%||16.22%||17.57%||32.43%||13.51%||17.57% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Doxycycline ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||20.00%||40.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Eczema (20 people, 11.90%)
- Anxiety (19 people, 11.31%)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (16 people, 9.52%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (13 people, 7.74%)
- Vitiligo (11 people, 6.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ativan (68 people, 40.48%)
- Aspirin (59 people, 35.12%)
- Percocet (44 people, 26.19%)
- Zometa (44 people, 26.19%)
- Diflucan (41 people, 24.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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