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Review: could Lortab cause Hair loss?





Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Lortab, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Pain.

We study 15,752 people who have side effects while taking Lortab from FDA and social media. Among them, 155 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Lortab

Lortab has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Lortab 17,008 users)

Hair loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.(latest reports from Hair loss 41,549 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 15,752 people reported to have side effects when taking Lortab. Among them, 155 people (0.98%) have Hair Loss.

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%20.00%40.00%20.00%20.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss81.76%18.24%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.70%1.40%21.68%16.78%44.06%15.38%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Lortab ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss20.00%60.00%20.00%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, 23.87%)
  2. Hypertension (13 people, 8.39%)
  3. Breast cancer (11 people, 7.10%)
  4. Insomnia (9 people, 5.81%)
  5. Back pain (9 people, 5.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (30 people, 19.35%)
  2. Oxycontin (29 people, 18.71%)
  3. Lasix (27 people, 17.42%)
  4. Neurontin (27 people, 17.42%)
  5. Aredia (23 people, 14.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can my symptoms actually pinpoint a cause/condition? (1 answer)
    I would just like insight on this. I'm on pain management right now, but it's just to manage the pain. Every thing else has really been not taken serious by any physican it office I've been to. Is this normal stuff many woman go through? I'm just sick of feeling like this between the constant pain & the daily having to pluck hairs it's insane. I'm in fantastic shape(used to be double my weight & now I'm 100lbs), the best looking I've ever been with a incredibly good looking husband & a wonderful family. My issues seem to detour a lot of things & while I'm young I'd like to get this solved or some type of solution to even maintain myself, not looking for a miracle, but would really appreciate answers.
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