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Review: could Effient cause Loss of hair?

Summary: Loss of hair could be caused by Effient, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Simvastatin, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 2,594 people who have side effects while taking Effient from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Loss of hair. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of hair and more.

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Effient

Effient (latest outcomes from 2,684 users) has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent.

Loss of hair

Loss of hair (latest reports from 226,693 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 2,589 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient. Among them, 11 people (0.42%) have Loss Of Hair. They amount to 0.00% of all the 226,421 people who have Loss Of Hair on eHealthMe.

Trend of Loss of hair in Effient reports

Time on Effient when people have Loss of hair * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of hair0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Loss of hair when taking Effient * :

FemaleMale
Loss of hair100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Loss of hair when taking Effient * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of hair0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%80.00%

Severity of Loss of hair when taking Effient ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of hair0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Loss of hair ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loss of hair0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (4 people, 36.36%)
  2. Stent placement (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Asthma (1 people, 9.09%)
  4. Arteriosclerosis coronary artery (1 people, 9.09%)
  5. Depression (1 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (6 people, 54.55%)
  2. Lisinopril (6 people, 54.55%)
  3. Metoprolol tartrate (6 people, 54.55%)
  4. Piroxicam (5 people, 45.45%)
  5. Gilenya (5 people, 45.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I was experiencing severe hair loss and exhaution with prior prescription Triamterene/ Hydrochlorothia Tab 75-50mg so doctor put me on Losartan and still seeing hair loss after a couple months.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • More than 60% of hair fell out 3-4 on ths after treat. I had surgery the next daty and had to be out to sleep. Anesiesia is strong mixed wthe Re last

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Over past 6+ years, hair has thinned by half.

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    help on Apr, 9, 2014:

    hair loss maybe due to thyroid issues?

    Reply

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

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    I have high cholesterol and high bad cholesterol, arthritis, had open heart surgery and 7 stents.blood pressure is always up and down.

  • Is a side effect of losartan hair loss?
    My doctor took me off Lisinopril due to the cough and put me on Losartan. After about 1 year I noticed hair breakage and hair loss. Can the hair damage be reverse by going back to Lisinopril?

  • What medications cause hair loss
    Been experiencing hair loss for several months and the loss has increased the last couple of months. My doctor ran thyroid test and it was normal. The loss has been gradual and it is not breaking off, but coming out at the root.

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