Review: could Hydrocortisone cause Hair loss?
We study 13,583 people who have side effects while taking Hydrocortisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 72 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Hydrocortisone (latest outcomes from 13,775 users) has active ingredients of hydrocortisone. It is often used in adrenal insufficiency.
Hair loss (latest reports from 228,229 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 13,582 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrocortisone. Among them, 72 people (0.53%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.03% of all the 228,144 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Hydrocortisone 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||50.00%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Hydrocortisone * :
|Hair loss||65.71%||34.29% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Hydrocortisone * :
|Hair loss||12.28%||1.75%||3.51%||1.75%||15.79%||19.30%||10.53%||35.09% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Hydrocortisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||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 * :
- Rash (6 people, 8.33%)
- Non-small cell lung cancer (5 people, 6.94%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 5.56%)
- Hypothyroidism (4 people, 5.56%)
- Insomnia (3 people, 4.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vancomycin (11 people, 15.28%)
- Acetaminophen (9 people, 12.50%)
- Famotidine (8 people, 11.11%)
- Lasix (8 people, 11.11%)
- Prednisone (8 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I started losing my hair more when I started taking the tramadol for pain. I have lost quite a bit of hair since then and started balding on the top of my head. I don't know if it is hormonal or from all the medication I am on because I know that can cause hair loss also. My hair is also limp and lifeless and I have gained about 15 pounds since being on the tramadol. It is the only medication that helps with my pain and chronic anxiety caused by the Cymbalta so I don't know what else to do.
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