Gemfibrozil and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Gemfibrozil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Atenolol, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Gemfibrozil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,563 people who have side effects when taking Gemfibrozil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 13, 2017

12,563 people reported to have side effects when taking Gemfibrozil.
Among them, 66 people (0.53%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gemfibrozil cause Hair loss?

Time on Gemfibrozil when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 78.79 %
  • male: 21.21 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.92 %
  • 40-49: 7.84 %
  • 50-59: 25.49 %
  • 60+: 62.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 15.15%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 12.12%)
  • Depression (5 people, 7.58%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 6.06%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (4 people, 6.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Atenolol (12 people, 18.18%)
  • Aspirin (10 people, 15.15%)
  • Amlodipine (10 people, 15.15%)
  • Synthroid (9 people, 13.64%)
  • Lisinopril (9 people, 13.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (8 people, 12.12%)
  • Skin Exfoliation (7 people, 10.61%)
  • Rashes (7 people, 10.61%)
  • Nausea (6 people, 9.09%)
  • Weight Decreased (5 people, 7.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Gemfibrozil

Gemfibrozil has active ingredients of gemfibrozil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Gemfibrozil 12,954 users)

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