Lipitor and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 182,463 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

182,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 1,734 people (0.95%) have Hair loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Hair loss?

Time on Lipitor when people have Hair loss *:

  • < 1 month: 14.53 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.53 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.66 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.82 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.68 %
  • 10+ years: 4.27 %

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

  • female: 78.84 %
  • male: 21.16 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 0.24 %
  • 10-19: 0.08 %
  • 20-29: 0.32 %
  • 30-39: 3.17 %
  • 40-49: 8.63 %
  • 50-59: 20.43 %
  • 60+: 66.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (465 people, 26.82%)
  • High Blood Pressure (190 people, 10.96%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (59 people, 3.40%)
  • Depression (59 people, 3.40%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (55 people, 3.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (178 people, 10.27%)
  • Synthroid (153 people, 8.82%)
  • Plavix (107 people, 6.17%)
  • Norvasc (100 people, 5.77%)
  • Nexium (99 people, 5.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (221 people, 12.75%)
  • Weakness (189 people, 10.90%)
  • Nausea (163 people, 9.40%)
  • Joint Pain (159 people, 9.17%)
  • Pain (155 people, 8.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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