Review: could Mobic cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 11,563 people who take Mobic. Among them, 115 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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Mobic (latest outcomes from 12,437 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis, osteoarthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Mobic include pain exacerbated, nausea, nausea aggravated, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain.
Hair loss (latest reports from 223,270 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 11,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Mobic. Among them, 111 people (0.99%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Mobic 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||64.71%||35.29%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Mobic * :
|Hair loss||76.99%||23.01% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Mobic * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.21%||13.68%||4.21%||32.63%||45.26% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Mobic ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (18 people, 16.22%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (13 people, 11.71%)
- Metastases to bone (12 people, 10.81%)
- Heart transplant (10 people, 9.01%)
- Hypothyroidism (9 people, 8.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (18 people, 16.22%)
- Aspirin (17 people, 15.32%)
- Protonix (16 people, 14.41%)
- Cephalexin (13 people, 11.71%)
- Synthroid (13 people, 11.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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