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 Blood cholesterol increased . We study 174,550 people who have side effects while taking Lipitor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,653 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 177,661 users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, itching, cognitive disorder, erection problems (latest reports from 75,642 Hair loss patients).
On Sep, 16, 2016
174,550 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 1,653 people (0.95%) have Hair Loss
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** Reports from social media are used.
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76 year old female,excellent health until I had an episode with trip to emergency room for high blood pressure and high cholestrol. In the ER they sent me home with 325 mg aspirin a day and 40mg. Lipitor. Went to my doctor 2 weeks later he said stay on both meds. About 2 months into taking thes my legs were aching at night about 5 hours after taking the Lipitor at bed time. I called my doctor and he said add CoQ 10, until I saw him in 6 weeks. At the office visit I explained the leg aches and weakness again,he said ok I will switch you to 10 mg Crestor, but he called late that afternoon that my enzymes were elevated and he wanted me to have an ultra sound. I told him stopping the Lipitor I felt like a new person,no aches and legs regained strength. I am asking him to let me come back in a month for new blood tests and no ultra sound and more tests till we see if stopping Lipitor also reduces the elevated enzymes.
I started taking Flomax for my urologist because I can't couldn't use the bathroom I would have to sit on the toilet for 20 minutes at a time to be able to urinate I started taking Flomax and now all the sudden my hair is falling out in great big amounts. I use to have beatiful thick hair.. Now its dead stringy and thin. Im depressed over it.
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I am 35 y old woman and takeing bisoprolol furmate for 2 months now 5mg once a day, also had propranol 80mg for a month before , is possible that I'm loosing my hair and weight [10kg in 3 months) becouse I am taking bisoprolol or that's the efect of propranol? thank You for support
76 year old female,excellent health until I had an episode with trip to emergency room for high blood pressure and high cholestrol. In the ER they sent me home with 325 mg aspirin a day and 40mg. Lipitor. Went to my doctor 2 weeks later he said stay on both meds. About 2 months into taking thes ...
I started taking Flomax for my urologist because I can't couldn't use the bathroom I would have to sit on the toilet for 20 minutes at a time to be able to urinate I started taking Flomax and now all the sudden my hair is falling out in great big amounts. I use to have beatiful thick hair.. Now ...
Not really sure it the Chromium Picolinate is causing the hair loss. This has never happened in the past. I also take Biotin, B12, Calcium, and Vitamin C. I trying to figure out where my hair loss is coming from. My hair is growing, and thinning. It's not breaking off, just coming out at the root.
I am a 65 year old female diagnosed a year ago with A-fib. I was put on dilitizam and aspirin. I am also on meds for high blood pressure and cholesterol. After a recent trip to the ER, I was taken off the dilitizam and now take pradaxa, flecainide, and losartan. Now six weeks later my hair is ...
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