Fish oil and Loss of hair - from FDA reports


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 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Loss of hair with Fish oil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53,936 people who have side effects when taking Fish oil from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 26, 2017

53,936 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil.
Among them, 834 people (1.55%) have Loss of hair


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Loss of hair?

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: 85.94 %
  • male: 14.06 %

Age of people who have Loss of hair when taking Fish oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 1.43 %
  • 20-29: 3.02 %
  • 30-39: 5.87 %
  • 40-49: 10.79 %
  • 50-59: 23.81 %
  • 60+: 54.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (91 people, 10.91%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (82 people, 9.83%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (65 people, 7.79%)
  • Depression (59 people, 7.07%)
  • Hypothyroidism (52 people, 6.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (165 people, 19.78%)
  • Biotin (113 people, 13.55%)
  • Calcium (112 people, 13.43%)
  • Vitamin B12 (83 people, 9.95%)
  • Humira (74 people, 8.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (168 people, 20.14%)
  • Diarrhea (109 people, 13.07%)
  • Nausea (101 people, 12.11%)
  • Weakness (91 people, 10.91%)
  • Headache (91 people, 10.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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