Review: could Lumigan cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Lumigan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Vitamins, and have Glaucoma.
We study 3,622 people who have side effects while taking Lumigan from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Lumigan (latest outcomes from 3,751 users) has active ingredients of bimatoprost. It is often used in glaucoma, borderline glaucoma. Commonly reported side effects of Lumigan include eye irritation, weakness, breathing difficulty, rashes, ocular hyperaemia.
Hair loss (latest reports from 226,651 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Apr, 9, 2014: 3,622 people reported to have side effects when taking Lumigan. Among them, 22 people (0.61%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.01% of all the 226,515 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Lumigan when people have Hair loss * :
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Lumigan * :
|Hair loss||86.96%||13.04% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Lumigan * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.26%||0.00%||0.00%||94.74% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Lumigan ** :
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Glaucoma (6 people, 27.27%)
- Breast cancer female (3 people, 13.64%)
- Hypertension (3 people, 13.64%)
- Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 9.09%)
- Vitamin supplementation (2 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamins (6 people, 27.27%)
- Vitamin b-12 (3 people, 13.64%)
- Arimidex (3 people, 13.64%)
- Zetia (3 people, 13.64%)
- Aspirin (3 people, 13.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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