Review: could Isosorbide Mononitrate cause Alopecia?


Alopecia is found among people who take Isosorbide Mononitrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 10,697 people who have side effects while taking Isosorbide mononitrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Isosorbide Mononitrate

Isosorbide mononitrate has active ingredients of isosorbide mononitrate. It is often used in stable angina. (latest outcomes from Isosorbide mononitrate 11,087 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

10,697 people reported to have side effects when taking Isosorbide Mononitrate.
Among them, 35 people (0.33%) have Alopecia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Isosorbide mononitrate cause Alopecia?

Time on Isosorbide Mononitrate when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Isosorbide Mononitrate *:

  • female: 82.86 %
  • male: 17.14 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Isosorbide Mononitrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.12 %
  • 60+: 87.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abdominal (4 people)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (4 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (4 people)
  • Sepsis (3 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (11 people)
  • Lisinopril (9 people)
  • Lipitor (9 people)
  • Aspirin (8 people)
  • Simvastatin (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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