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Review: could Effient cause Loss of hair (Hair loss)?

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 Metoprolol tartrate, and have Multiple sclerosis. We study 2,621 people who have side effects while taking Effient from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 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 2,714 Effient users)

Loss of hair

Loss of hair has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,762 Loss of hair patients)

On Apr, 28, 2015: 2,620 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient. Among them, 13 people (0.50%) have Loss Of Hair.

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%40.00%20.00%20.00%20.00%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%14.29%0.00%85.71%

Severity of Loss of hair when taking Effient ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of hair0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Loss of hair ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loss of hair0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (4 people, 30.77%)
  2. Stent placement (3 people, 23.08%)
  3. Stent (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Asthma (1 people, 7.69%)
  5. Depression (1 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metoprolol tartrate (6 people, 46.15%)
  2. Lisinopril (6 people, 46.15%)
  3. Simvastatin (6 people, 46.15%)
  4. Premarin (5 people, 38.46%)
  5. Aciphex (5 people, 38.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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