Review: Hair loss in Mercaptopurine
This is a review of Hair loss by studying 5,372 people who take Mercaptopurine. We analyze: the time on Mercaptopurine 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 Mercaptopurine. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 200 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media since 1977. The results are personalized to your gender and age. Start now >>>
Mercaptopurine (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of mercaptopurine. It is used in crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, colitis, croup. Commonly reported side effects of Mercaptopurine include inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease, crohn's disease, fever, nausea, abdominal pain.
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Nov, 24, 2013: 5,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine. Among them, 44 people (0.82%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Mercaptopurine when people have Hair loss * :
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Mercaptopurine * :
|Hair loss||61.22%||38.78% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Mercaptopurine * :
|Hair loss||22.22%||11.11%||24.44%||4.44%||11.11%||11.11%||6.67%||8.89% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Mercaptopurine ** :
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (19 people, 43.18%)
- Rash (10 people, 22.73%)
- Colitis ulcerative (9 people, 20.45%)
- Product used for unknown indication (5 people, 11.36%)
- Cryptococcosis (4 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Famotidine (12 people, 27.27%)
- Dexamethasone (11 people, 25.00%)
- Methotrexate (11 people, 25.00%)
- Vincristine (11 people, 25.00%)
- Vancomycin (10 people, 22.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related search: Mercaptopurine, Hair loss
You can also:
On eHealthMe, Mercaptopurine (mercaptopurine) is often used for crohn's disease. Find out below the conditions Mercaptopurine is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Mercaptopurine used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Browse Mercaptopurine side effects from A to Z:
Browse Mercaptopurine drug interactions with drugs from A to Z:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- 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 Vivitazy: Remicade or ulcerative colitis causing joint pain?
(for a 35 year old woman who has Ulcerative Colitis, and takes Remicade, Mesalamine, Purinethol)
Im also on mesalamine, 6 mp and trazadone. Ive had joint pain in elbow before but i realised it was caused by taking cortenema. I stoped the med and pain went away. After my first infusion of remicade (2days) i started with the knee, ankle, elbows , wrists and hands pain. The more i do. The worst ...
(Number of patients like Vivitazy: 569)
- By Rhonda: Can miralax cause hair loss
(for a 58 year old woman who has Constipation, Migraine - Common, Hair Loss, and takes Miralax)
I have been having a significant hair loss for the last 4 weeks. I was admitted to the hospital for a GINA bleed and was told that I needed to take Miralax daily. I was wondering if the is a connection between Miralax and my hair loss
(Number of patients like Rhonda: 636)
More questions for: Mercaptopurine, Hair loss
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
More reviews for: Mercaptopurine, Hair loss
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.
Recent studies :
Popular searches :