Review: could Lasix cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 94,417 people who take Lasix. Among them, 602 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lasix (latest outcomes from 95,233 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention, swelling. Commonly reported side effects of Lasix include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, weakness, acupuncture and pain, nausea.
Hair loss (latest reports from 222,164 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 90,942 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix. Among them, 602 people (0.66%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Lasix 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||47.83%||21.74%||13.04%||0.00%||17.39%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Lasix * :
|Hair loss||76.67%||23.33% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Lasix * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.56%||0.00%||0.37%||2.43%||12.69%||24.44%||59.51% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Lasix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||20.00%||40.00%||40.00%||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 * :
- Hepatic neoplasm malignant (53 people, 8.80%)
- Hypertension (48 people, 7.97%)
- Prophylaxis (37 people, 6.15%)
- Osteoporosis (29 people, 4.82%)
- Pain (26 people, 4.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Coumadin (111 people, 18.44%)
- Aspirin (98 people, 16.28%)
- Norvasc (77 people, 12.79%)
- Nexavar (66 people, 10.96%)
- Synthroid (66 people, 10.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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