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 94,450 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 has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from Lasix 95,316 users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.(latest reports from Hair loss 41,549 patients)
On Dec, 14, 2014: 94,450 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix. Among them, 625 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||76.74%||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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- If i take 20mg of lasix and 40mg the next day and i skip the 40mg and take 20mg instead will it cause dizzyness
Lasix 20 mg and 40mg the next day plus spironolactone 100mg daily nadolol 10mg daily and xifaxan 550mg twice daily and keppra 750mg twice daily and b1 100mg once daily and protonix 40mg once daily and folic acid once daily and magnesium oxide 400mg once daily and lactulose 30ml twice daily and multy vitamin once daily I am skipping the 40mg of Lasix and take 20mg instead will that cause dizziness and heavy legs light head feeling
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has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 milligrams
- Lasix with low blood pressure
Hello My Medical Family,
My mom has been in ICU for over a month now. She has been on lasix for over 6 years now and for two nights the hospital has not given her lasix. I can see her legs and arms puffy filled with liquids and it makes me so sad to see moms in this pain. Dr kept telling us that her blood pressure was too low for them to give her lasix but for the past 3 hrs her readings are 114/55. Im just so torn knowing that she has her own meds of lasix at home that i can bring to her. Can someone out there please help? So thankful to have a forum like this to express our concerns knowing they would be helped.
- If i have had a heart attack in th elast five years, can i take lasix (profemin)
I take antidepressants and would like ot know if this medication would work for my Menopause symptoms. I had a heart attack 3 years ago that I think may have been linked to another antidepressant. Can I take this safely?
- Omeprazole or pantoprazole?
I take an oral contraceptive, Diane-35 ED, which is not in the list of drugs to choose from on this site.
Recently, the medication I was taking for my stomach ulcer (Omeprazole) became unavailable in my country of residence and was replaced by Patoprazole. I started taking it yesterday morning and by midday today the side effects were unbearable. I am nauseous, have diarrhea, and a very severe headache. This didn't happen with Omeprazole. Do you think this is a drug interaction or is there some difference between the two that I am perhaps sensitive to?
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