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Review: could Hydrocortisone cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Hydrocortisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vancomycin, and have Rash.

We study 13,594 people who have side effects while taking Hydrocortisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 73 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone (latest outcomes from 13,790 users) has active ingredients of hydrocortisone. It is often used in addison's disease.

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Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 41,549 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

Trend of Hair loss reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 13,594 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrocortisone. Among them, 73 people (0.54%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Hydrocortisone reports

Time on Hydrocortisone when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss57.14%14.29%0.00%0.00%28.57%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Hydrocortisone * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss64.79%35.21%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Hydrocortisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss12.07%3.45%3.45%1.72%15.52%18.97%10.34%34.48%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Hydrocortisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rash (6 people, 8.22%)
  2. Non-small cell lung cancer (5 people, 6.85%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (4 people, 5.48%)
  4. Osteoporosis (4 people, 5.48%)
  5. Insomnia (3 people, 4.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vancomycin (11 people, 15.07%)
  2. Acetaminophen (9 people, 12.33%)
  3. Famotidine (8 people, 10.96%)
  4. Lasix (8 people, 10.96%)
  5. Prednisone (8 people, 10.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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