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Review: could Methocarbamol cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Methocarbamol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Percocet, and have Insomnia.

We study 2,754 people who have side effects while taking Methocarbamol from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Methocarbamol

Methocarbamol (latest outcomes from 3,253 users) has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in back pain - low.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 226,715 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 2,722 people reported to have side effects when taking Methocarbamol. Among them, 20 people (0.73%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.01% of all the 226,513 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Methocarbamol reports

Time on Methocarbamol when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss70.00%30.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%5.00%15.00%15.00%45.00%20.00%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Methocarbamol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (2 people, 10.00%)
  2. Depression (2 people, 10.00%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 5.00%)
  4. Back pain (1 people, 5.00%)
  5. Cardiac failure chronic (1 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Percocet (8 people, 40.00%)
  2. Oxycontin (6 people, 30.00%)
  3. Clonidine (6 people, 30.00%)
  4. Ambien (6 people, 30.00%)
  5. 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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