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Review: could Forteo cause Hair loss?

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 Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 56,574 people who have side effects while taking Forteo from FDA and social media. Among them, 389 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Forteo

Forteo (latest outcomes from 56,677 users) has active ingredients of teriparatide recombinant human. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Trend of forteo reports

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 41,549 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

Trend of Hair loss reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 56,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Forteo. Among them, 389 people (0.69%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Forteo reports

Time on Forteo when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss9.26%59.26%12.96%18.52%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.20%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.20%1.81%16.10%81.69%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Forteo ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%60.00%20.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (389 people, 100.00%)
  2. Sleep disorder (26 people, 6.68%)
  3. Muscle spasms (23 people, 5.91%)
  4. Hypertension (21 people, 5.40%)
  5. Neuralgia (12 people, 3.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (89 people, 22.88%)
  2. Vitamin d (81 people, 20.82%)
  3. Folic acid (76 people, 19.54%)
  4. Multi-vitamin (69 people, 17.74%)
  5. Nexium (58 people, 14.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Dermatomyositis caused by forteo
    (Asked by a 56 year old man who has Dermatomyositis, and takes Forteo)
    I am still suffering from Dermatomyositis after 1 1/2 years. My doctor said Forteo caused my illness. i am looking for other people who developed symptom of Dermatomyositis. they are joint & muscle pain, hair loss, loss of weight, muscle deterioration, loss of appetite, unable to take care of yourse ...

  • If you stop taking oxcarbazepine will your hair grow back?
    (Asked by a 47 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Oxcarbazepine)
    has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 mi ...

  • Does anybody have morning oral bleeds while on forteo?
    (Asked by a 73 year old woman who has Bleeding Esophageal Varices, and takes Nexium, Forteo)
    I have morning bleeds which are intermittent. I have been on Nexium for heartburn and after I started forteo the bleeds got very heavy and the time between bleeds shorter.Can somebody shed some light on this? I had endoscopy and bronchoscopy with no lead to where it is coming from I am stopping fort ...

  • Is there a link between the drug forteo and pancreatic cancer?
    (Asked by a 86 year old woman who has 4th Stage Pancreatic Cancer Metasticized Spread All Over Body, and takes Forteo)
    My inquiry is in regard to my mother, who is now deceased, and use of Forteo for 15 -18 months. She also had Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sjogrens Syndrome. 18 days after diagnosis she passed away.

  • What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now i've stopped using it, but i lost hair in frontal region and i want to regrow it.
    (Asked by a 21 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Fluticasone Propionate)
    What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking Fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now I've stopped using it, but I lost hair in frontal region and I want to regrow it.

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