Related topic: Escitalopram, Hair loss
Review: could Escitalopram cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Escitalopram, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Escitalopram oxalate, and have Depression.
We study 10,263 people who have side effects while taking Escitalopram from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Escitalopram (latest outcomes from 11,159 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Hair loss (latest reports from 226,722 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 10,256 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram. Among them, 38 people (0.37%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.02% of all the 226,534 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Escitalopram when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||42.86%||0.00%||14.29%||28.57%||14.29%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Escitalopram * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||26.09%||13.04%||26.09%||26.09%||8.70% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Escitalopram ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (10 people, 26.32%)
- Pain (8 people, 21.05%)
- Crohn's disease (5 people, 13.16%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 13.16%)
- Heart valve replacement (4 people, 10.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Escitalopram oxalate (28 people, 73.68%)
- Humira (9 people, 23.68%)
- Pantoprazole sodium (5 people, 13.16%)
- Depakote er (5 people, 13.16%)
- Clonazepam (4 people, 10.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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