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Review: could Estrace cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Estrace, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Vitamin d, and have Breast cancer.

We study 7,946 people who have side effects while taking Estrace from FDA and social media. Among them, 126 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Estrace

Estrace (latest outcomes from 8,062 users) has active ingredients of estradiol. It is often used in hormone replacement therapy, menopause. Commonly reported side effects of Estrace include breast cancer, breast cancer female, nausea, fatigue, breathing difficulty.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 226,664 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 7,961 people reported to have side effects when taking Estrace. Among them, 126 people (1.58%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.06% of all the 226,515 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Estrace reports

Time on Estrace when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss28.57%28.57%14.29%0.00%14.29%14.29%0.00%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Estrace * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.84%14.29%12.61%38.66%33.61%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Estrace ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (10 people, 7.94%)
  2. Hormone replacement therapy (7 people, 5.56%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (5 people, 3.97%)
  4. Depression (4 people, 3.17%)
  5. Cardiac failure congestive (4 people, 3.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (16 people, 12.70%)
  2. Celebrex (13 people, 10.32%)
  3. Remeron (13 people, 10.32%)
  4. Klonopin (13 people, 10.32%)
  5. Ativan (13 people, 10.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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