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Review: could Lumigan cause Hair loss?

We study 3,645 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

Lumigan (latest outcomes from 3,759 users) has active ingredients of bimatoprost. It is often used in glaucoma.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 228,196 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 3,645 people reported to have side effects when taking Lumigan. Among them, 22 people (0.60%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.01% of all the 228,166 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Lumigan reports

Time on Lumigan when people have Hair loss * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss86.96%13.04%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.26%0.00%0.00%94.74%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Lumigan ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Glaucoma (6 people, 27.27%)
  2. Breast cancer female (3 people, 13.64%)
  3. Hypertension (3 people, 13.64%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 9.09%)
  5. Vitamin supplementation (2 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamins (6 people, 27.27%)
  2. Vitamin b-12 (3 people, 13.64%)
  3. Arimidex (3 people, 13.64%)
  4. Zetia (3 people, 13.64%)
  5. Aspirin (3 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Chronic debilitating cough for over one year. Occurs at all times of the day. Awakes me at night.
    Multiple tests. Multiple treatments attempted. No resolution, except to use Hydro-chlor cough syrup PRN.

    Reply

    Priscilla on Jun, 26, 2014:

    I fit into your categories: female, 68 to, glaucoma, using Lumigan for a long time, have been to numerous doctors trying to resolve a chronic cough. Once, I got permission from my opthalmologist to stop there drops for a week. The cough continued and my pressures rose. I used a throat lozenge from there health store called "slippery elm" by Thayer. Works for a shorter time

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Also numbness and tingling in hands feet and legs

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I have also had a tooth infection for about 2 and a half years. I started to shed hair about a year ago and would shed only 2-5 strands(noticeably) a day now it's 10-20 hair strands a day and this has started to progress about 2 weeks ago.

    Reply

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