Lovaza and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Lovaza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Synthroid, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Lovaza. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,596 people who have side effects when taking Lovaza from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

13,596 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza.
Among them, 153 people (1.13%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lovaza cause Hair loss?

Time on Lovaza when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Lovaza *:

  • female: 80.14 %
  • male: 19.86 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Lovaza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.28 %
  • 40-49: 10.66 %
  • 50-59: 18.85 %
  • 60+: 67.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (50 people, 32.68%)
  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 15.03%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (14 people, 9.15%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (11 people, 7.19%)
  • Breast Cancer (10 people, 6.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (25 people, 16.34%)
  • Aspirin (24 people, 15.69%)
  • Lipitor (16 people, 10.46%)
  • Crestor (15 people, 9.80%)
  • Ambien (13 people, 8.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (34 people, 22.22%)
  • Pain (24 people, 15.69%)
  • Nausea (18 people, 11.76%)
  • Joint Pain (17 people, 11.11%)
  • Headache (16 people, 10.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Hair loss when taking Lovaza?

Lovaza

Lovaza has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lovaza 14,240 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 87,962 Hair loss patients).

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