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Review: could Gemfibrozil cause Hair loss?

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 - 2 years, also take medication Atenolol, and have High blood pressure.

We study 9,675 people who have side effects while taking Gemfibrozil from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Gemfibrozil

Gemfibrozil has active ingredients of gemfibrozil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 9,840 Gemfibrozil users)

Hair loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,662 Hair loss patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 9,675 people reported to have side effects when taking Gemfibrozil. Among them, 39 people (0.40%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Gemfibrozil reports

Time on Gemfibrozil when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss20.00%0.00%20.00%40.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss82.05%17.95%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.71%17.14%17.14%60.00%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Gemfibrozil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (5 people, 12.82%)
  2. Cardiac disorder (4 people, 10.26%)
  3. High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (3 people, 7.69%)
  4. Prophylaxis (2 people, 5.13%)
  5. Psoriasis (2 people, 5.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atenolol (9 people, 23.08%)
  2. Aspirin (8 people, 20.51%)
  3. Furosemide (5 people, 12.82%)
  4. Lisinopril (5 people, 12.82%)
  5. Metformin hcl (5 people, 12.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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