Review: could Glucosamine cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is reported only by a few people who take Glucosamine.
We study 84 people who have side effects while taking Glucosamine from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Glucosamine has active ingredients of glucosamine. It is often used in joint pain. (latest outcomes from 291 Glucosamine users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,762 Hair loss patients)
On Apr, 26, 2015: 84 people reported to have side effects when taking Glucosamine. Among them, 2 people (2.38%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Glucosamine when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Glucosamine * :
|Hair loss||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Glucosamine * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Glucosamine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Heart artery dilatation (1 people, 50.00%)
- Hypothyroidism (1 people, 50.00%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 50.00%)
- Neuropathy - peripheral (1 people, 50.00%)
- Joint stiffness (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (2 people, 100.00%)
- Chondroitin (1 people, 50.00%)
- Centrum silver (1 people, 50.00%)
- Synthroid (1 people, 50.00%)
- Norvasc (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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