Review: could Loestrin 24 fe cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 524 people who take Loestrin 24 fe. Among them, 9 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Loestrin 24 fe
Loestrin 24 fe (latest outcomes from 1,124 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate. It is often used in birth control, over-the-counter birth control. Commonly reported side effects of Loestrin 24 fe include nausea, nausea aggravated, vaginal bleeding between periods, pulmonary embolism, depression aggravated.
Hair loss (latest reports from 221,654 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 508 people reported to have side effects when taking Loestrin 24 fe. Among them, 9 people (1.77%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Loestrin 24 fe 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||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||37.50%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Loestrin 24 fe * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Loestrin 24 fe ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (3 people, 33.33%)
- Ovarian cyst (1 people, 11.11%)
- Insomnia (1 people, 11.11%)
- Menstrual cramps (1 people, 11.11%)
- Depression (1 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lunesta (1 people, 11.11%)
- Lo lo estrin fe 24 (1 people, 11.11%)
- Lexapro (1 people, 11.11%)
- Bupropion hydrochloride (1 people, 11.11%)
- Midodrine hydrochloride (1 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am in my 40s and I work in college admissions. Ive never experienced migraines before and have been otherwise healthy. I fell hitting my head and was prescribed this medicine. Using this med had me in the hospital twice, I have severe hair loss, and what the er Dr says is syncope that makes me pass out. The Dr wants to try something new but look at me, in a profession where you're always in the public eye, almost bald and still suffering migraines.This is life altering but is being treated as , just one of those things...its depressing
Kart on Mar, 7, 2014:
Hi I'm male, 24, of Sri Lankan origin but born and raised in the United Kingdom, I'm adding these details as it was requested when attempting to reply to you.
My question is was this on Modafinil/Provigil/Nuvigil and if so which one please?
The comment below you is talking about statin which is a cholesterol reducing drug, so was wondering whether you were talking about the same. Thanks in advance.
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Fatigue begins early AM and lasts all day. Nothing seems to alleviate it.
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