Hydrochlorothiazide and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Atenolol, and have High blood pressure . We study 85,245 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA. Among them, 839 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Hydrochlorothiazide 88,940 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,240 Hair loss patients).

On Feb, 22, 2017

85,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 839 people (0.98%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Hair loss?

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 87.41 %
  • male: 12.59 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.04 %
  • 30-39: 2.98 %
  • 40-49: 10.57 %
  • 50-59: 23.81 %
  • 60+: 61.61 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (183 people, 21.81%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (89 people, 10.61%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (72 people, 8.58%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (46 people, 5.48%)
  • Depression (42 people, 5.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (84 people, 10.01%)
  • Atenolol (84 people, 10.01%)
  • Lisinopril (83 people, 9.89%)
  • Aspirin (81 people, 9.65%)
  • Synthroid (77 people, 9.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (172 people, 20.50%)
  • Nausea (126 people, 15.02%)
  • Diarrhea (121 people, 14.42%)
  • High Blood Pressure (106 people, 12.63%)
  • Weakness (101 people, 12.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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