Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and Hair thinning - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair thinning is found among people who take Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Hair thinning with Hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,723 people who have side effects when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2017

8,723 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate.
Among them, 126 people (1.44%) have Hair thinning


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydroxychloroquine sulfate cause Hair thinning?

Time on Hydroxychloroquine sulfate when people have Hair thinning *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair thinning when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate *:

  • female: 95 %
  • male: 5 %

Age of people who have Hair thinning when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.76 %
  • 30-39: 16.19 %
  • 40-49: 22.86 %
  • 50-59: 27.62 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (10 people, 7.94%)
  • Pain (9 people, 7.14%)
  • Hypersensitivity (6 people, 4.76%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 3.97%)
  • Headache (5 people, 3.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (61 people, 48.41%)
  • Methotrexate (35 people, 27.78%)
  • Prednisone (34 people, 26.98%)
  • Humira (27 people, 21.43%)
  • Arava (19 people, 15.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (26 people, 20.63%)
  • Drug Ineffective (26 people, 20.63%)
  • Fatigue (23 people, 18.25%)
  • Rashes (21 people, 16.67%)
  • Nausea (17 people, 13.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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