Review: could Glucosamine cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
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Glucosamine (latest outcomes from 264 users) has active ingredients of glucosamine. It is often used in joint pain, arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Glucosamine include fatigue.
Hair loss (latest reports from 223,431 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 57 people reported to have side effects when taking Glucosamine. Among them, 1 people (1.75%) has 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||0.00%||100.00% |
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 ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteopenia (1 people, 100.00%)
- Healthy living (1 people, 100.00%)
- High blood pressure (1 people, 100.00%)
- Heart (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d (1 people, 100.00%)
- Omega 3 (1 people, 100.00%)
- Multivitamin (1 people, 100.00%)
- Calcium (1 people, 100.00%)
- Vitamin c (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am in my 40s and I work in college admissions. Ive never experienced migraines before and have been otherwise healthy. I fell hitting my head and was prescribed this medicine. Using this med had me in the hospital twice, I have severe hair loss, and what the er Dr says is syncope that makes me pass out. The Dr wants to try something new but look at me, in a profession where you're always in the public eye, almost bald and still suffering migraines.This is life altering but is being treated as , just one of those things...its depressing
Kart on Mar, 7, 2014:
Hi I'm male, 24, of Sri Lankan origin but born and raised in the United Kingdom, I'm adding these details as it was requested when attempting to reply to you.
My question is was this on Modafinil/Provigil/Nuvigil and if so which one please?
The comment below you is talking about statin which is a cholesterol reducing drug, so was wondering whether you were talking about the same. Thanks in advance.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Have been tested for ALS, Parkinson's, EMG, MRI on spine, all sorts of blood work have also been done.....ALL have come back NEGATIVE.
Doctors don't agree, but I think the Lipitor has been the cause. I am a very healthy 69 year old male with no other serious health issues.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Don't know exactly when I started losing my hair. It became apparent to me early fall, which would have been about 3 months into my wellbutrin and 1 month into my seroquel.
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