Review: could Methocarbamol cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,711 people who take Methocarbamol. Among them, 20 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methocarbamol (latest outcomes from 3,097 users) has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms, back pain - low. Commonly reported side effects of Methocarbamol include pain exacerbated, acupuncture and pain, pain relief by acupuncture, pain, stress and anxiety.
Hair loss (latest reports from 221,674 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 2,711 people reported to have side effects when taking Methocarbamol. Among them, 20 people (0.74%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.01% of all the 221,674 people who have Hair Loss.
Time on Methocarbamol when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Methocarbamol * :
|Hair loss||70.00%||30.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Methocarbamol * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.00%||15.00%||15.00%||45.00%||20.00% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Methocarbamol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (2 people, 10.00%)
- Depression (2 people, 10.00%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 5.00%)
- Back pain (1 people, 5.00%)
- Cardiac failure chronic (1 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Percocet (8 people, 40.00%)
- Oxycontin (6 people, 30.00%)
- Clonidine (6 people, 30.00%)
- Ambien (6 people, 30.00%)
- K-dur 10 (5 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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