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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 226,720 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (19 hours ago):

  • I have had severe loss/thinning of hair over this last year, and it seems to be getting worse over the last 6 months. I lose an inordinate amount of hair whenever I brush, comb, or shampoo my hair.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • All lesions necrosis
    Painful granulomas
    I live in chronic pain and fatigue

    Reply

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.

    Reply

    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

    Reply

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