Review: could Nortriptyline cause Loss of hair?
We study 942 people who have side effects while taking Nortriptyline from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Loss of hair. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of hair and more.
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Nortriptyline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 1,467 users) has active ingredients of nortriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in migraine.
Loss of hair
Loss of hair (latest reports from 228,230 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 939 people reported to have side effects when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 6 people (0.64%) have Loss Of Hair. They amount to 0.00% of all the 227,951 people who have Loss Of Hair on eHealthMe.
Time on Nortriptyline hydrochloride when people have Loss of hair * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of hair||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of hair when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Loss of hair||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Loss of hair when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Loss of hair||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||50.00% |
Severity of Loss of hair when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of hair||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of hair ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of hair||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fibromyalgia (2 people, 33.33%)
- Blood pressure (1 people, 16.67%)
- Polymyositis - adult (1 people, 16.67%)
- Blood cholesterol (1 people, 16.67%)
- Breast cancer (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Imitrex (2 people, 33.33%)
- Furosemide (1 people, 16.67%)
- Captopril (1 people, 16.67%)
- Estrogens conjugated (1 people, 16.67%)
- Baclofen (1 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My official reason for taking this was cluster headaches that were becoming more frequent the older I got. When I was 8(about) years old I had three or four mild tension headaches that would last the entire day. By the time I was 16 there were about 25 headaches ranging from mild to severe a month that would last the entire day. The more severe headaches made it extremely difficult to function.
I also had depression that was increasing from mild to nonexistant when I was younger to more severe and potentially dangerous. The depression almost completely dissapeared after taking this drug. I'm still on it. My Dr and my parents are unaware of the depression so the tension headaches were the primary reason for taking the medication. (50mg)
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