Lasix and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Lasix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Coumadin, and have High blood pressure . We study 132,739 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA. Among them, 911 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Lasix

Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from Lasix 134,421 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,227 Hair loss patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

132,739 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix.
Among them, 911 people (0.69%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lasix cause Hair loss?

Time on Lasix when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.73 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 80.05 %
  • male: 19.95 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.4 %
  • 10-19: 0.4 %
  • 20-29: 0.53 %
  • 30-39: 2.39 %
  • 40-49: 12.2 %
  • 50-59: 24.27 %
  • 60+: 59.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (80 people, 8.78%)
  • Depression (54 people, 5.93%)
  • Pain (45 people, 4.94%)
  • Hepatic Neoplasm Malignant (45 people, 4.94%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (44 people, 4.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Coumadin (154 people, 16.90%)
  • Synthroid (117 people, 12.84%)
  • Zometa (97 people, 10.65%)
  • Neurontin (95 people, 10.43%)
  • Aspirin (94 people, 10.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (215 people, 23.60%)
  • Weakness (170 people, 18.66%)
  • Rashes (165 people, 18.11%)
  • Diarrhea (161 people, 17.67%)
  • Pain (157 people, 17.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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