Review: could Lorazepam cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Zometa, and have Anxiety.
We study 44,991 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 367 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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On Apr, 10, 2014: 44,943 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 367 people (0.82%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.16% of all the 226,539 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Lorazepam 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||23.08%||7.69%||23.08%||7.69%||30.77%||7.69%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Lorazepam * :
|Hair loss||80.68%||19.32% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Lorazepam * :
|Hair loss||0.64%||2.55%||1.91%||2.87%||9.87%||27.39%||25.16%||29.62% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Lorazepam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||18.18%||27.27%||36.36%||18.18% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (53 people, 14.44%)
- Metastases to bone (35 people, 9.54%)
- Depression (35 people, 9.54%)
- Breast cancer (33 people, 8.99%)
- Hypertension (28 people, 7.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (94 people, 25.61%)
- Ativan (74 people, 20.16%)
- Dexamethasone (69 people, 18.80%)
- Aredia (67 people, 18.26%)
- Zofran (63 people, 17.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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