Review: could Effient cause Loss Of Hair?


Summary

Loss of hair is found among people who take Effient, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have Stent placement . We study 6,492 people who have side effects while taking Effient from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Loss of hair. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of hair and more.

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Effient

Effient has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Effient 6,595 users)

Loss Of Hair

Loss of hair has been reported by people with rashes, drug ineffective, hair loss, itching, erection problems (latest reports from 75,645 Loss of hair patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

6,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient.
Among them, 36 people (0.55%) have Loss Of Hair


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effient cause Loss of hair?

Time on Effient when people have Loss Of Hair *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Hair when taking Effient *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Hair when taking Effient *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.35 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.35 %
  • 50-59: 8.7 %
  • 60+: 82.61 %

Severity if Loss Of Hair when taking Effient **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Loss Of Hair **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stent Placement (16 people, 44.44%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Anticoagulant Therapy (3 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (7 people, 19.44%)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (7 people, 19.44%)
  • Lisinopril (7 people, 19.44%)
  • Lipitor (7 people, 19.44%)
  • Piroxicam (5 people, 13.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Fatigue (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Urticaria (5 people, 13.89%)
  • Erythema (5 people, 13.89%)
  • Contusion (5 people, 13.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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