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Review: could Lasix cause Hair loss?

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 Hepatic neoplasm malignant.

We study 94,445 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.

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Lasix

Lasix (latest outcomes from 95,310 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

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Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

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On Nov, 12, 2014: 94,445 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix. Among them, 625 people (0.66%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Lasix reports

Time on Lasix when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss47.83%21.74%13.04%0.00%17.39%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss76.74%23.26%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.54%0.00%0.36%2.35%13.02%24.77%58.95%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Lasix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss20.00%40.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hepatic neoplasm malignant (56 people, 8.96%)
  2. Hypertension (50 people, 8.00%)
  3. Prophylaxis (39 people, 6.24%)
  4. Osteoporosis (30 people, 4.80%)
  5. Pain (27 people, 4.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (115 people, 18.40%)
  2. Aspirin (102 people, 16.32%)
  3. Norvasc (81 people, 12.96%)
  4. Neurontin (67 people, 10.72%)
  5. Synthroid (67 people, 10.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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