Review: could Nortriptyline Hydrochloride cause Hair Loss?


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Baclofen, and have Depression . We study 1,156 people who have side effects while taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Nortriptyline Hydrochloride

Nortriptyline hydrochloride has active ingredients of nortriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Nortriptyline hydrochloride 1,707 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, itching, cognitive disorder, erection problems (latest reports from 75,642 Hair loss patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

1,156 people reported to have side effects when taking Nortriptyline Hydrochloride.
Among them, 13 people (1.12%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nortriptyline hydrochloride cause Hair loss?

Time on Nortriptyline Hydrochloride when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 80 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Nortriptyline Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Nortriptyline Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 27.27 %
  • 30-39: 27.27 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 9.09 %
  • 60+: 27.27 %

Severity if Hair Loss when taking Nortriptyline Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hair Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Headache (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Fibromyalgia (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Breast Cancer (1 person, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Lyrica (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Imitrex (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Clonazepam (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Baclofen (2 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Constipation (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Weight Increased (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Hot Flush (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Disturbance In Attention (1 person, 7.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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