Effexor and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Effexor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 67,966 people who have side effects when taking Effexor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 02, 2017

67,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 741 people (1.09%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Effexor when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 30.95 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.76 %
  • 10+ years: 2.38 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 91.49 %
  • male: 8.51 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.18 %
  • 20-29: 5.58 %
  • 30-39: 13.87 %
  • 40-49: 25.55 %
  • 50-59: 26.06 %
  • 60+: 27.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (162 people, 21.86%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (47 people, 6.34%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (46 people, 6.21%)
  • Breast Cancer (44 people, 5.94%)
  • Hepatitis C (36 people, 4.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (82 people, 11.07%)
  • Vioxx (77 people, 10.39%)
  • Xanax (76 people, 10.26%)
  • Prilosec (75 people, 10.12%)
  • Neurontin (72 people, 9.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (225 people, 30.36%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (161 people, 21.73%)
  • Headache (157 people, 21.19%)
  • Nausea (155 people, 20.92%)
  • Depression (155 people, 20.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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