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Review: could Nucynta cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Nucynta, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, and have Spinal column stenosis.

We study 1,473 people who have side effects while taking Nucynta from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Nucynta

Nucynta (latest outcomes from 1,672 users) has active ingredients of tapentadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 226,720 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,456 people reported to have side effects when taking Nucynta. Among them, 5 people (0.34%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.00% of all the 226,538 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Nucynta reports

Time on Nucynta when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss20.00%80.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss85.71%14.29%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%80.00%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Nucynta ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Spinal column stenosis (5 people, 100.00%)
  2. Pain (4 people, 80.00%)
  3. Breakthrough pain (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

n/a

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (19 hours ago):

  • I have had severe loss/thinning of hair over this last year, and it seems to be getting worse over the last 6 months. I lose an inordinate amount of hair whenever I brush, comb, or shampoo my hair.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • All lesions necrosis
    Painful granulomas
    I live in chronic pain and fatigue

    Reply

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.

    Reply

    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

    Reply

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