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Review: could Fentanyl cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Fentanyl, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fentanyl citrate, and have Pain.

We study 14,064 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl (latest outcomes from 14,394 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain.

Trend of fentanyl reports

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

Trend of Hair loss reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 14,063 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 36 people (0.26%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Fentanyl reports

Time on Fentanyl when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss71.43%14.29%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Fentanyl * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss81.82%18.18%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%2.50%2.50%17.50%42.50%35.00%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Fentanyl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (15 people, 41.67%)
  2. Hypertension (12 people, 33.33%)
  3. Sleep disorder (11 people, 30.56%)
  4. Pain in extremity (9 people, 25.00%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 22.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fentanyl citrate (25 people, 69.44%)
  2. Tricor (13 people, 36.11%)
  3. Celebrex (11 people, 30.56%)
  4. Atenolol (10 people, 27.78%)
  5. Zanaflex (9 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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