Review: could Effexor cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Effexor, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Effexor xr, and have Depression.
We study 52,097 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 523 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,875 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Hair loss (latest reports from 226,669 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 52,097 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 523 people (1.00%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.23% of all the 226,562 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Effexor 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||34.62%||25.64%||19.23%||3.85%||7.69%||5.13%||3.85% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Effexor * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.99%||5.57%||16.90%||27.24%||25.25%||24.06% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||10.00%||50.00%||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 * :
- Depression (138 people, 26.39%)
- Anxiety (37 people, 7.07%)
- Hepatitis c (30 people, 5.74%)
- Breast cancer (29 people, 5.54%)
- Osteoporosis (23 people, 4.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (214 people, 40.92%)
- Vioxx (70 people, 13.38%)
- Neurontin (64 people, 12.24%)
- Ambien (61 people, 11.66%)
- Prilosec (61 people, 11.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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