Review: could Fish oil cause Loss of hair (Hair loss)?
Summary: 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 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 20,149 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 230 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 21,133 Fish oil users)
Loss of hair
Loss of hair has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,734 Loss of hair patients)
On Apr, 13, 2015: 20,149 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 230 people (1.14%) have Loss Of Hair.
Time on Fish oil when people have Loss of hair * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of hair||13.33%||13.33%||20.00%||26.67%||13.33%||13.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of hair when taking Fish oil * :
|Loss of hair||85.46%||14.54% |
Age of people who have Loss of hair when taking Fish oil * :
|Loss of hair||0.00%||0.00%||3.12%||2.08%||6.77%||9.90%||29.17%||48.96% |
Severity of Loss of hair when taking Fish oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of hair||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of hair ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of hair||6.67%||6.67%||86.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (26 people, 11.30%)
- Hypothyroidism (24 people, 10.43%)
- Depression (18 people, 7.83%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 7.83%)
- Vitamin supplementation (17 people, 7.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (58 people, 25.22%)
- Vitamin d (48 people, 20.87%)
- Calcium (44 people, 19.13%)
- Multi-vitamins (28 people, 12.17%)
- Folic acid (26 people, 11.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Welchol for a 74-year old woman with Diareaha. The patient has Hair Thinning
- A study of drug interactions between Ibuprofen, Amlodipine Besylate, Nexium for a 55-year old woman with Pain, High Blood Pressure, Acid Reflux. The patient has Increased Thirst, Dry Skin, Diarrhea, Skin Rash, Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Implanon for a 26-year old woman with Birth Control. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Magnesium, Fish Oil, Esomeprazole Magnesium for a 43-year old woman with Magnesium - Low, Dry Eye, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. The patient has Lightheadedness - Dizzy
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