Review: could Loestrin 24 fe cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Loestrin 24 fe, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lunesta, and have Birth control.
We study 582 people who have side effects while taking Loestrin 24 fe from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Loestrin 24 fe
Loestrin 24 fe has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 1,144 Loestrin 24 fe users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,734 Hair loss patients)
On Mar, 7, 2015: 582 people reported to have side effects when taking Loestrin 24 fe. Among them, 9 people (1.55%) 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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