Fish oil and Loss of hair - from FDA reports
Loss of hair 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 . We study 46,159 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA. Among them, 690 have Loss of hair. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of hair and more.
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Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Fish oil 48,168 users)
Loss Of Hair
Loss of hair has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,240 Loss of hair patients).
On Feb, 23, 2017
46,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 690 people (1.49%) have Loss Of Hair
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Fish Oil when people have Loss Of Hair *:
- < 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 Loss Of Hair when taking Fish Oil *:
- female: 85.55 %
- male: 14.45 %
Age of people who have Loss Of Hair when taking Fish Oil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.19 %
- 10-19: 1.3 %
- 20-29: 3.15 %
- 30-39: 5.94 %
- 40-49: 11.32 %
- 50-59: 23.93 %
- 60+: 54.17 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (81 people, 11.74%)
- High Blood Pressure (69 people, 10.00%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (67 people, 9.71%)
- Depression (55 people, 7.97%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (54 people, 7.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vitamin D (125 people, 18.12%)
- Calcium (88 people, 12.75%)
- Biotin (82 people, 11.88%)
- Humira (70 people, 10.14%)
- Synthroid (63 people, 9.13%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (143 people, 20.72%)
- Nausea (90 people, 13.04%)
- Diarrhea (85 people, 12.32%)
- Weakness (82 people, 11.88%)
- Headache (80 people, 11.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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