Review: could Halaven cause Alopecia?


Alopecia is found among people who take Halaven, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate, and have Breast cancer . We study 763 people who have side effects while taking Halaven from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Halaven has active ingredients of eribulin mesylate. It is often used in breast cancer recurrent. (latest outcomes from Halaven 765 users)


Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, drug ineffective, high blood pressure, erection problems (latest reports from 51,225 Alopecia patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

763 people reported to have side effects when taking Halaven.
Among them, 24 people (3.15%) have Alopecia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Halaven cause Alopecia?

Time on Halaven when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Halaven *:

  • female: 95 %
  • male: 5 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Halaven *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.67 %
  • 40-49: 26.67 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Recurrent (7 people)
  • Breast Cancer (7 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (6 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (5 people)
  • Prophylaxis (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (2 people)
  • Ondansetron (2 people)
  • Lansoprazole (2 people)
  • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate (2 people)
  • Leuprolide Acetate (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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