Forteo and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Forteo, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Forteo. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 107,530 people who have side effects when taking Forteo from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 05, 2017

107,530 people reported to have side effects when taking Forteo.
Among them, 1,024 people (0.95%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Forteo cause Hair loss?

Time on Forteo when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 17.2 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 49.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.28 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.3 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Forteo *:

  • female: 98.22 %
  • male: 1.78 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Forteo *:

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.63 %
  • 40-49: 2.37 %
  • 50-59: 16.59 %
  • 60+: 80.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (716 people, 69.92%)
  • High Blood Pressure (16 people, 1.56%)
  • Sleep Disorder (12 people, 1.17%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (11 people, 1.07%)
  • Preventive Health Care (11 people, 1.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (51 people, 4.98%)
  • Aspirin (40 people, 3.91%)
  • Calcium (37 people, 3.61%)
  • Folic Acid (31 people, 3.03%)
  • Nexium (27 people, 2.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (118 people, 11.52%)
  • Fatigue (111 people, 10.84%)
  • Pain In Extremity (107 people, 10.45%)
  • Joint Pain (107 people, 10.45%)
  • Nausea (105 people, 10.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Forteo

Forteo has active ingredients of teriparatide recombinant human. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Forteo 107,842 users)

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