Methimazole and Alopecia - from FDA reports


Summary

Alopecia is found among people who take Methimazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Methimazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,501 people who have side effects when taking Methimazole from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

2,501 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole.
Among them, 63 people (2.52%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methimazole cause Alopecia?

Time on Methimazole when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 80 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Methimazole *:

  • female: 93.55 %
  • male: 6.45 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Methimazole *:

  • 0-1: 2.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 14.29 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 26.53 %
  • 50-59: 10.2 %
  • 60+: 46.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 22.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 19.05%)
  • Metastases To Bone (11 people, 17.46%)
  • Chronic Thyroiditis (11 people, 17.46%)
  • Breast Cancer (11 people, 17.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (18 people, 28.57%)
  • Aspirin (18 people, 28.57%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (14 people, 22.22%)
  • Aromasin (14 people, 22.22%)
  • Zoloft (12 people, 19.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (31 people, 49.21%)
  • Muscle Aches (25 people, 39.68%)
  • Malaise (22 people, 34.92%)
  • Paraesthesia (21 people, 33.33%)
  • Depression (20 people, 31.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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