Gabapentin and Hair loss - from FDA reports
Hair loss is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aubagio, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,031 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 22, 2017
95,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 997 people (1.05%) have Hair Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Gabapentin when people have Hair Loss *:
- < 1 month: 15.91 %
- 1 - 6 months: 56.82 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.27 %
- 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.82 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Gabapentin *:
- female: 86.66 %
- male: 13.34 %
Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Gabapentin *:
- 0-1: 0.26 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.96 %
- 20-29: 2.35 %
- 30-39: 7.57 %
- 40-49: 21.93 %
- 50-59: 22.58 %
- 60+: 43.34 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (229 people, 22.97%)
- Pain (116 people, 11.63%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (83 people, 8.32%)
- Neuralgia (68 people, 6.82%)
- High Blood Pressure (65 people, 6.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aubagio (151 people, 15.15%)
- Vitamin D (87 people, 8.73%)
- Neurontin (82 people, 8.22%)
- Lorazepam (75 people, 7.52%)
- Lyrica (73 people, 7.32%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (227 people, 22.77%)
- Nausea (217 people, 21.77%)
- Pain (189 people, 18.96%)
- Weakness (176 people, 17.65%)
- Diarrhea (161 people, 16.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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