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Review: could Mercaptopurine cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Mercaptopurine, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, also take medication Famotidine, and have Crohn's disease.

We study 5,722 people who have side effects while taking Mercaptopurine from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Mercaptopurine

Mercaptopurine (latest outcomes from 5,824 users) has active ingredients of mercaptopurine. It is often used in crohn's disease.

Trend of mercaptopurine reports

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

Trend of Hair loss reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 5,718 people reported to have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine. Among them, 44 people (0.77%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Mercaptopurine reports

Time on Mercaptopurine when people have Hair loss * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss61.22%38.78%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss22.22%11.11%24.44%4.44%11.11%11.11%6.67%8.89%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Mercaptopurine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (19 people, 43.18%)
  2. Rash (10 people, 22.73%)
  3. Colitis ulcerative (9 people, 20.45%)
  4. Cryptococcosis (4 people, 9.09%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 6.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Famotidine (12 people, 27.27%)
  2. Dexamethasone (11 people, 25.00%)
  3. Methotrexate (11 people, 25.00%)
  4. Vincristine (11 people, 25.00%)
  5. Vancomycin (10 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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