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Review: could Methimazole cause Alopecia (Hair loss)?

We study 1,476 people who have side effects while taking Methimazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Methimazole

Methimazole (latest outcomes from 1,672 users) has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism.

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 229,047 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 1,473 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole. Among them, 43 people (2.92%) have Alopecia.

Trend of Alopecia in Methimazole reports

Time on Methimazole when people have Alopecia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alopecia33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Methimazole * :

FemaleMale
Alopecia91.30%8.70%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Methimazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia2.86%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%37.14%8.57%31.43%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Methimazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Alopecia0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Alopecia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperthyroidism (16 people, 37.21%)
  2. Anxiety (14 people, 32.56%)
  3. Breast cancer (11 people, 25.58%)
  4. Autoimmune thyroiditis (11 people, 25.58%)
  5. Metastases to bone (11 people, 25.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (21 people, 48.84%)
  2. Synthroid (18 people, 41.86%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (14 people, 32.56%)
  4. Zoloft (12 people, 27.91%)
  5. Aredia (11 people, 25.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • HAIRLOSS BEGAN AFTER 4 MONTHS ON TREATMENT FOR HYPERTHYROIDISM, EVEN THOUGH HYPERTHYROIDISM WAS UNDER CONTROL (NORMAL LEVELS) STILL HAIR LOSS,IT HAS BEEN 10 MONTHS OF HAIR LOSS AND IN THE MEANTIME ALSO GOT TINEA CAPITIS WHICH WAS TREATED

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