Fish oil and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Fish oil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,409 people who have side effects when taking Fish oil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 27, 2017

51,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 793 people (1.54%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Hair loss?

Time on Fish Oil when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Fish Oil *:

  • female: 85.86 %
  • male: 14.14 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Fish Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 1.49 %
  • 20-29: 3.15 %
  • 30-39: 6.14 %
  • 40-49: 10.78 %
  • 50-59: 23.55 %
  • 60+: 54.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (90 people, 11.35%)
  • High Blood Pressure (82 people, 10.34%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (76 people, 9.58%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (63 people, 7.94%)
  • Depression (58 people, 7.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (153 people, 19.29%)
  • Calcium (105 people, 13.24%)
  • Biotin (105 people, 13.24%)
  • Vitamin B12 (73 people, 9.21%)
  • Humira (72 people, 9.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (159 people, 20.05%)
  • Diarrhea (101 people, 12.74%)
  • Nausea (96 people, 12.11%)
  • Weakness (89 people, 11.22%)
  • Headache (87 people, 10.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Fish Oil

Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Fish oil 53,446 users)

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