Review: could Effexor cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Effexor xr, and have Depression.
We study 52,278 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 527 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,093 Effexor users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,662 Hair loss patients)
On Jan, 14, 2015: 52,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 527 people (1.01%) have Hair Loss.
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||32.93%||25.61%||18.29%||4.88%||9.76%||4.88%||3.66% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Effexor * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.99%||5.72%||16.96%||27.02%||25.25%||24.06% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||14.29%||42.86%||42.86%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (140 people, 26.57%)
- Anxiety (37 people, 7.02%)
- Hepatitis c (30 people, 5.69%)
- Breast cancer (29 people, 5.50%)
- Osteoporosis (23 people, 4.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (217 people, 41.18%)
- Vioxx (70 people, 13.28%)
- Neurontin (64 people, 12.14%)
- Ambien (61 people, 11.57%)
- Prilosec (61 people, 11.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Can xanax use cause female hair loss?
I am losing a lot of hair. It started about two months ago, and I went to dermatologist who ordered some medication for two weeks. It stopped. I have been using Victoza for almost a year and take Xanax daily long term. Can either of these drugs cause my hair loss?? It's back now, and full speed. At this rate, I'll be bold in two weeks more. I'm desperate, but my doctors think if the Victoza is causing it, it will regenerate once I stop, which I'm in the process of doing. However, if there is a chance Xanax is causing it, I need to know to find an alternative drug for my nerves. Any help??
- Is effexor xr induce paraphillia
I am a hypocondriasis patient and taking medication last 3 year dose effexor xr 75 mg extendd release.. nw i heard some drug can induced paraphillia..then onwards i am fearing this effexor xr is coming under the category of paraphillia inducing drugs and ? And paraphillic nature vll get to me in future due to this effexor xe medication..about my history, there have no paraphilic nature to me at any point of time... so kindly give a reply soon
- If you stop taking oxcarbazepine will your hair grow back?
has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 milligrams
- What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now i've stopped using it, but i lost hair in frontal region and i want to regrow it.
What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking Fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now I've stopped using it, but I lost hair in frontal region and I want to regrow it.
- Has anyone been prescribed methotrexate for granuloma annulare?
I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Methotrexate. Has anyone taken this for GA, and if so, can you please tell me if it is working, side effects etc?
I am desperate for some relief!
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