Glucosamine and Hair loss - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Glucosamine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,564 people who have side effects when taking Glucosamine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 10, 2017

4,564 people reported to have side effects when taking Glucosamine.
Among them, 77 people (1.69%) 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: 89.19 %
  • male: 10.81 %

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: 1.69 %
  • 40-49: 5.08 %
  • 50-59: 27.12 %
  • 60+: 66.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (14 people, 18.18%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (12 people, 15.58%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 10.39%)
  • Arthritis (7 people, 9.09%)
  • Hypothyroidism (6 people, 7.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Calcium (19 people, 24.68%)
  • Vitamin D (18 people, 23.38%)
  • Fish Oil (13 people, 16.88%)
  • Vitamin C (12 people, 15.58%)
  • Aubagio (11 people, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (17 people, 22.08%)
  • Fatigue (14 people, 18.18%)
  • Joint Pain (12 people, 15.58%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 14.29%)
  • Fall (11 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Hair loss when taking Glucosamine?


Glucosamine has active ingredients of glucosamine. It is often used in joint pain. (latest outcomes from Glucosamine 4,896 users)

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