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Review: could Mobic cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Mobic, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lipitor, and have Pain.

We study 11,593 people who have side effects while taking Mobic from FDA and social media. Among them, 115 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Mobic

Mobic (latest outcomes from 12,446 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 226,721 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 11,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Mobic. Among them, 115 people (0.99%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.05% of all the 226,547 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Mobic reports

Time on Mobic when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss64.71%35.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss77.78%22.22%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%4.04%13.13%4.04%31.31%47.47%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Mobic ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (18 people, 15.65%)
  2. Metastases to bone (14 people, 12.17%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (13 people, 11.30%)
  4. Heart transplant (10 people, 8.70%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (9 people, 7.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (18 people, 15.65%)
  2. Aspirin (17 people, 14.78%)
  3. Protonix (16 people, 13.91%)
  4. Cephalexin (15 people, 13.04%)
  5. Zometa (15 people, 13.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I have had severe loss/thinning of hair over this last year, and it seems to be getting worse over the last 6 months. I lose an inordinate amount of hair whenever I brush, comb, or shampoo my hair.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • All lesions necrosis
    Painful granulomas
    I live in chronic pain and fatigue

    Reply

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.

    Reply

    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

    Reply

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