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Review: could Lopid cause Hair loss?

We study 7,421 people who have side effects while taking Lopid from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Lopid

Lopid (latest outcomes from 7,513 users) has active ingredients of gemfibrozil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,073 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 7,421 people reported to have side effects when taking Lopid. Among them, 67 people (0.90%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.03% of all the 228,350 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Lopid reports

Time on Lopid when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss75.00%8.33%0.00%8.33%8.33%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss83.33%16.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%10.34%6.90%1.72%5.17%25.86%50.00%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Lopid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (9 people, 13.43%)
  2. Alopecia (5 people, 7.46%)
  3. Bronchitis (5 people, 7.46%)
  4. Depression (5 people, 7.46%)
  5. Crohn's disease (5 people, 7.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Accutane (10 people, 14.93%)
  2. Prilosec (10 people, 14.93%)
  3. Lipitor (10 people, 14.93%)
  4. Yasmin (9 people, 13.43%)
  5. Ortho tri-cyclen (9 people, 13.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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