Escitalopram and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Escitalopram, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Calcium, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Escitalopram. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,956 people who have side effects when taking Escitalopram from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

19,956 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram.
Among them, 129 people (0.65%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Escitalopram cause Hair loss?

Time on Escitalopram when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 31.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Escitalopram *:

  • female: 93.44 %
  • male: 6.56 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Escitalopram *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.15 %
  • 20-29: 12.9 %
  • 30-39: 7.53 %
  • 40-49: 22.58 %
  • 50-59: 25.81 %
  • 60+: 29.03 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (37 people, 28.68%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (15 people, 11.63%)
  • Pain (13 people, 10.08%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (13 people, 10.08%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (12 people, 9.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (10 people, 7.75%)
  • Enbrel (10 people, 7.75%)
  • Calcium (10 people, 7.75%)
  • Aubagio (9 people, 6.98%)
  • Methotrexate (6 people, 4.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (27 people, 20.93%)
  • Weight Decreased (21 people, 16.28%)
  • Weakness (21 people, 16.28%)
  • Nausea (20 people, 15.50%)
  • Diarrhea (16 people, 12.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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