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 Vitamin D, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Glucosamine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,897 people who have side effects when taking Glucosamine from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 26, 2017

4,897 people reported to have side effects when taking Glucosamine.
Among them, 83 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: 90 %
  • male: 10 %

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: 1.61 %
  • 40-49: 6.45 %
  • 50-59: 27.42 %
  • 60+: 64.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (17 people, 20.48%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (13 people, 15.66%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 9.64%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 7.23%)
  • Hypothyroidism (6 people, 7.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (21 people, 25.30%)
  • Calcium (20 people, 24.10%)
  • Vitamin D3 (14 people, 16.87%)
  • Fish Oil (14 people, 16.87%)
  • Vitamin C (13 people, 15.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (19 people, 22.89%)
  • Fatigue (16 people, 19.28%)
  • Fall (12 people, 14.46%)
  • Pain (11 people, 13.25%)
  • Headache (11 people, 13.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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