Review: could Lo Loestrin Fe cause Hair Loss?


Hair loss is found among people who take Lo Loestrin Fe, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Celexa, and have Contraception . We study 349 people who have side effects while taking Lo loestrin fe from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Lo Loestrin Fe

Lo loestrin fe has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Lo loestrin fe 350 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,043 Hair loss patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

349 people reported to have side effects when taking Lo Loestrin Fe.
Among them, 6 people (1.72%) have Hair Loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lo loestrin fe cause Hair loss?

Time on Lo Loestrin Fe when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Lo Loestrin Fe *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Lo Loestrin Fe *:

  • 0-1: 33.33 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 66.67 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Uveitis (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Iritis (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Remicade (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Methotrexate (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Folic Acid. (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Celexa (1 person, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Nausea (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Mood Altered (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Irritability (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Gait Disturbance (1 person, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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