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Review: could Lortab cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Lortab, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Xanax, and have Pain.

We study 15,724 people who have side effects while taking Lortab from FDA and social media. Among them, 153 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Lortab

Lortab (latest outcomes from 16,978 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 226,683 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 15,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Lortab. Among them, 153 people (0.98%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.07% of all the 226,442 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Lortab reports

Time on Lortab when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%33.33%33.33%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss81.53%18.47%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.71%1.42%20.57%17.02%44.68%15.60%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Lortab ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss33.33%66.67%0.00%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. Pain (37 people, 24.18%)
  2. Hypertension (13 people, 8.50%)
  3. Breast cancer (11 people, 7.19%)
  4. Back pain (9 people, 5.88%)
  5. Headache (9 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (30 people, 19.61%)
  2. Oxycontin (29 people, 18.95%)
  3. Neurontin (27 people, 17.65%)
  4. Lasix (27 people, 17.65%)
  5. Aredia (23 people, 15.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • significant hair loss for about 8 weeks now--am prescribed Hydrocodone APAP (sub for Norco) 325/10 for mod-severe low back pain and left trochanter pain (occasionally, from femur fracture 2010). Have been on physical therapy regime & take only as needed. Started taking Aug. of 2013 & still on it. No problem initially but last 8 wks, hair stylist mentioned "significant shedding" -- even lightly combing causes my once healthy hair to lose 15-20 hairs/day. No other reason than meds, as diet is excellent in all categories: protein, fruit, brown rice, chicken, yogurt, Whole Foods shopping, & I am very healthy, other than osteoporosis & current treatment for lumbar-sacral pain (for many yrs.). Am allergic to nothing.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Mild autoimmune disorder, possibly lupus

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  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • Shortly after starting LYRICA, I experienced SEVERE HAIR LOSS, IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. I felt EXTREMELY TIRED AND SLUGGISH. I ALSO EXPERIENCED SHORTNESS OF BREATH. ALSO SEVERE LOSS OF APPETITE...TO THE POINT OF WHERE I WOULD NOT EVEN EAT AT ALL FOR DAYS AT A TIME. WITHIN A FEW MONTHS OF BEGINNING LYRICA, I SUFFERED A MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION WHICH RESULTED IN A OPEN HEART BYPASS SURGERY. I AM CONCERNED THAT THE LYRICA CAUSED THE HEART ATTACK. IS THIS POSSIBLE?

    Reply

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