Review: could Escitalopram cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Escitalopram, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Escitalopram oxalate, and have Depression.
We study 10,363 people who have side effects while taking Escitalopram from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Escitalopram has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 11,272 Escitalopram users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,762 Hair loss patients)
On Apr, 25, 2015: 10,363 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram. Among them, 41 people (0.40%) have Hair Loss.
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||30.00%||10.00%||10.00%||20.00%||30.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Escitalopram * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||23.08%||11.54%||26.92%||26.92%||11.54% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Escitalopram ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||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 (11 people, 26.83%)
- Pain (9 people, 21.95%)
- Anxiety (6 people, 14.63%)
- Crohn's disease (5 people, 12.20%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 12.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Escitalopram oxalate (30 people, 73.17%)
- Humira (9 people, 21.95%)
- Depakote er (5 people, 12.20%)
- Pantoprazole sodium (5 people, 12.20%)
- Acenocoumarol (4 people, 9.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Protonix, Neurontin, Abilify, Lexapro, Lamictal, Humira for a 56-year old man with Acid Reflux, Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type, Bipolar Ii Disorder, Psoriasis.
- A study of side effects of Hydralazine Hydrochloride for a 56-year old man with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Amlodipine Besylate for a 66-year old woman with Hypertension. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Omeprazole, Lexapro, Risperdal, Concerta, Accutane for a 17-year old girl with Stomach Discomfort, Anxiety Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, Adhd, Acne And Teenagers. The patient has Painful Menstrual Periods, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Weakness
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