Review: could Glucosamine Sulfate cause Loss Of Hair?


Summary

Loss of hair is found among people who take Glucosamine Sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Arcoxia, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 545 people who have side effects while taking Glucosamine sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Loss of hair. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of hair and more.

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Glucosamine Sulfate

Glucosamine sulfate has active ingredients of glucosamine sulfate. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Glucosamine sulfate 648 users)

Loss Of Hair

Loss of hair has been reported by people with rashes, drug ineffective, hair loss, itching, erection problems (latest reports from 75,645 Loss of hair patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

545 people reported to have side effects when taking Glucosamine Sulfate.
Among them, 6 people (1.1%) have Loss Of Hair


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glucosamine sulfate cause Loss of hair?

Time on Glucosamine Sulfate when people have Loss Of Hair *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Hair when taking Glucosamine Sulfate *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Hair when taking Glucosamine Sulfate *:

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

Severity if Loss Of Hair when taking Glucosamine Sulfate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Loss Of Hair **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Thyroid Disorder (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Hypothyroidism (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Pain (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levothyroxine Sodium (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Arcoxia (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Puran T4 (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Meloxicam (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Gilenya (2 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Pharyngitis (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Hepatic Pain (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Face Injury (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Dyspepsia (3 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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