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 (latest outcomes from 7,512 users) has active ingredients of gemfibrozil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Hair loss (latest reports from 228,228 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Jul, 22, 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 228,195 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Lopid 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||75.00%||8.33%||0.00%||8.33%||8.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Lopid * :
|Hair loss||83.33%||16.67% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Lopid * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||10.34%||6.90%||1.72%||5.17%||25.86%||50.00% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Lopid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (9 people, 13.43%)
- Alopecia (5 people, 7.46%)
- Bronchitis (5 people, 7.46%)
- Depression (5 people, 7.46%)
- Crohn's disease (5 people, 7.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Accutane (10 people, 14.93%)
- Prilosec (10 people, 14.93%)
- Lipitor (10 people, 14.93%)
- Yasmin (9 people, 13.43%)
- 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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