Review: could Lasix cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Lasix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Coumadin, and have Hepatic neoplasm malignant.
We study 94,389 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 625 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 94,430 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix. Among them, 625 people (0.66%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.28% of all the 226,534 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
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||76.74%||23.26% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Lasix * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.54%||0.00%||0.36%||2.35%||13.02%||24.77%||58.95% |
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 (56 people, 8.96%)
- Hypertension (50 people, 8.00%)
- Prophylaxis (39 people, 6.24%)
- Osteoporosis (30 people, 4.80%)
- Pain (27 people, 4.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Coumadin (115 people, 18.40%)
- Aspirin (102 people, 16.32%)
- Norvasc (81 people, 12.96%)
- Neurontin (67 people, 10.72%)
- Synthroid (67 people, 10.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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