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Review: could Namenda cause Hair loss?

We study 6,824 people who have side effects while taking Namenda from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Namenda

Namenda (latest outcomes from 7,196 users) has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 228,195 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Jul, 20, 2014: 6,824 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda. Among them, 8 people (0.12%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.00% of all the 228,181 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Namenda reports

Time on Namenda when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss80.77%19.23%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.54%0.00%88.46%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Namenda ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia alzheimer's type (8 people, 100.00%)
  2. Dementia (5 people, 62.50%)
  3. Amnesia (4 people, 50.00%)
  4. Migraine (3 people, 37.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Crestor (8 people, 100.00%)
  2. Synthroid (7 people, 87.50%)
  3. Macrodantin (5 people, 62.50%)
  4. Detrol la (5 people, 62.50%)
  5. Prilosec (5 people, 62.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • connie on Feb, 15, 2013:

    my mom started taking namenda 2 weeks ago and her hair is falling out fast. What do I do for her.

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