Nexium and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Synthroid, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Nexium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 121,122 people who have side effects when taking Nexium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

121,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 1,069 people (0.88%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Hair loss?

Time on Nexium when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 23.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.64 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.73 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.82 %
  • 10+ years: 12.73 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 88.42 %
  • male: 11.58 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.12 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.98 %
  • 20-29: 1.83 %
  • 30-39: 6.72 %
  • 40-49: 13.8 %
  • 50-59: 24.54 %
  • 60+: 52.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (206 people, 19.27%)
  • High Blood Pressure (97 people, 9.07%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (80 people, 7.48%)
  • Pain (70 people, 6.55%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (69 people, 6.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (102 people, 9.54%)
  • Aspirin (97 people, 9.07%)
  • Lipitor (95 people, 8.89%)
  • Prilosec (71 people, 6.64%)
  • Folic Acid (71 people, 6.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (208 people, 19.46%)
  • Nausea (193 people, 18.05%)
  • Pain (187 people, 17.49%)
  • Joint Pain (165 people, 15.43%)
  • Diarrhea (163 people, 15.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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