Neurontin and Hair loss - from FDA reports
Hair loss is found among people who take Neurontin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lyrica, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Neurontin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 78,306 people who have side effects when taking Neurontin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 21, 2017
78,306 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin.
Among them, 971 people (1.24%) have Hair Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Neurontin when people have Hair Loss *:
- < 1 month: 24.59 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.48 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.84 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.75 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.2 %
- 10+ years: 11.48 %
Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Neurontin *:
- female: 88.36 %
- male: 11.64 %
Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Neurontin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.41 %
- 10-19: 0.95 %
- 20-29: 2.58 %
- 30-39: 11.82 %
- 40-49: 26.09 %
- 50-59: 27.04 %
- 60+: 31.11 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (136 people, 14.01%)
- Pain (117 people, 12.05%)
- Depression (82 people, 8.44%)
- High Blood Pressure (74 people, 7.62%)
- Neuropathy Peripheral (68 people, 7.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lyrica (116 people, 11.95%)
- Lasix (101 people, 10.40%)
- Zometa (88 people, 9.06%)
- Aredia (88 people, 9.06%)
- Ativan (83 people, 8.55%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (267 people, 27.50%)
- Pain (213 people, 21.94%)
- Nausea (194 people, 19.98%)
- Weakness (193 people, 19.88%)
- Depression (188 people, 19.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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