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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 (latest outcomes from 14,394 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain.
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.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 14,063 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 36 people (0.26%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Fentanyl 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||71.43%||14.29%||14.29%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Fentanyl * :
|Hair loss||81.82%||18.18% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Fentanyl * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.50%||2.50%||17.50%||42.50%||35.00% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Fentanyl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
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 * :
- Pain (15 people, 41.67%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 33.33%)
- Sleep disorder (11 people, 30.56%)
- Pain in extremity (9 people, 25.00%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 22.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fentanyl citrate (25 people, 69.44%)
- Tricor (13 people, 36.11%)
- Celebrex (11 people, 30.56%)
- Atenolol (10 people, 27.78%)
- Zanaflex (9 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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(Asked by a 47 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Oxcarbazepine)
has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 mi ...
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(Asked by a 31 year old woman who has Breathing - Slowed Or Stopped, Dizzy, Shaky, and takes Percocet, Fentanyl, Avelox)
Taken pain mess for years got chest infection was given avelox three days ago. Last nights dose I started shaking couldn't breathe so shaky yet I am dehydrated too. I had woke up drank coffee then took my mess regular and started shaking all over again. Drank three glasses of juice and two of water ...
- What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now i've stopped using it, but i lost hair in frontal region and i want to regrow it.
(Asked by a 21 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Fluticasone Propionate)
What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking Fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now I've stopped using it, but I lost hair in frontal region and I want to regrow it.
- What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking xanax. i understand it has caused my hair loss. i once had very thick hair. now i'm almost bald. i'm stopping the xanax. now what??
(Asked by a 64 year old woman who has Loss Of Hair, and takes Xanax)
How can I get my hair to grow back if I stop xanax
- Is a side effect of losartan hair loss?
(Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Hair Loss, and takes Metformin, Amlodipine Besylate, Multivitamin)
My doctor took me off Lisinopril due to the cough and put me on Losartan. After about 1 year I noticed hair breakage and hair loss. Can the hair damage be reverse by going back to Lisinopril?
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