Review: Hair loss in Lovaza
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 24, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Hair loss by studying 9,008 people who take Lovaza. We analyze: the time on Lovaza when people have Hair loss, gender and age of these people, the severity of Hair loss, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Lovaza. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lovaza (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is used in high blood cholesterol, arteriosclerosis of the extremities, hypertriglyceridaemia, vitamin supplementation, healthy living. Commonly reported side effects of Lovaza include skin blushing/flushing, nausea, fatigue, pain, dizziness.
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Nov, 24, 2013: 9,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza. Among them, 106 people (1.18%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Lovaza 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||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||18.75%||6.25%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Lovaza * :
|Hair loss||85.58%||14.42% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Lovaza * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.26%||14.13%||19.57%||63.04% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Lovaza ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||20.00%||40.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (13 people, 12.26%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 12.26%)
- Product used for unknown indication (12 people, 11.32%)
- Multiple sclerosis (10 people, 9.43%)
- Breast cancer (9 people, 8.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d (27 people, 25.47%)
- Aspirin (24 people, 22.64%)
- Synthroid (20 people, 18.87%)
- Calcium (18 people, 16.98%)
- Multi-vitamins (14 people, 13.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By milpro: Does prolia cause hair loss?
(for a 90 year old woman who has Hair Loss, and takes Prolia)
losing my hair is very upsetting
would other vitamins and supplements be the cause?
(Number of patients like milpro: 205)
- By Schoogams: What causes facial,arm and hand puffiness? worse when sleeping...a layer of fluid just under skin.
(for a 51 year old man who has Layer Of Fluid Just Under Skin...facial,arms And Hands., and takes Lovaza)
It started out about 3 months ago with slight puffiness on sides of nose bridge about 1/2" below glasses
A month later I noticed random puffiness between eyebrows and increased puffiness on sides of nose bridge.
After Labor Day my entire face got puffy and remained so...gets worse at night sleep ...
(Number of patients like Schoogams: 162)
- By Judith: Hypopituitarism and fever
(for a 64 year old woman who has Sheehan Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Joint Hypermobility, Sjogren's Syndrome, Raynaud's Phenomenon, Cushing's Syndrome, and takes Synthroid, Liothyronine Sodium, Potassium Chloride 40meq In Dextrose 5% And Sodium Chloride 0.45% In Plastic Container, Cortef, Nutropin Aq Pen, Lovaza, Taztia Xt, Metoprolol Succinate, Losartan, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
I read your article on testing of hypopituitarisum and fever - http://www.ehealthme.com/cs/hypopituitarism/fever - Twice now in the past 2 years I have broken out in a great deal of pain accompanied by a high temperature of about 102. I was told since I take cortef, that I should not get fevers - bu ...
(Number of patients like Judith: 7,183)
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