Glucosamine and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Glucosamine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Calcium, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 3,883 people who have side effects while taking Glucosamine from FDA. Among them, 66 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Glucosamine

Glucosamine has active ingredients of glucosamine. It is often used in joint pain. (latest outcomes from Glucosamine 4,195 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,240 Hair loss patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

3,883 people reported to have side effects when taking Glucosamine.
Among them, 66 people (1.7%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glucosamine cause Hair loss?

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

  • female: 87.5 %
  • male: 12.5 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.96 %
  • 40-49: 3.92 %
  • 50-59: 29.41 %
  • 60+: 64.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 13.64%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (9 people, 13.64%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 12.12%)
  • Arthritis (7 people, 10.61%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Calcium (18 people, 27.27%)
  • Vitamin D (13 people, 19.70%)
  • Fish Oil (11 people, 16.67%)
  • Vitamin C (9 people, 13.64%)
  • Multivitamin (8 people, 12.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (15 people, 22.73%)
  • Fatigue (12 people, 18.18%)
  • Rashes (11 people, 16.67%)
  • Joint Pain (10 people, 15.15%)
  • Fall (10 people, 15.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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