Omeprazole and Hair thinning - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair thinning is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 155,237 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA. Among them, 1,387 have Hair thinning. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair thinning and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,264 users)

Hair Thinning

Hair thinning has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,240 Hair thinning patients).

On Feb, 26, 2017

155,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 1,387 people (0.89%) have Hair Thinning


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Hair thinning?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Hair Thinning *:

  • < 1 month: 43.24 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.91 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.91 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.7 %
  • 10+ years: 9.91 %

Gender of people who have Hair Thinning when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 84.24 %
  • male: 15.76 %

Age of people who have Hair Thinning when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 1.29 %
  • 20-29: 3.51 %
  • 30-39: 8.03 %
  • 40-49: 14.39 %
  • 50-59: 19.0 %
  • 60+: 53.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (184 people, 13.27%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (162 people, 11.68%)
  • High Blood Pressure (146 people, 10.53%)
  • Depression (92 people, 6.63%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (90 people, 6.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (134 people, 9.66%)
  • Prednisone (120 people, 8.65%)
  • Methotrexate (95 people, 6.85%)
  • Enbrel (86 people, 6.20%)
  • Aspirin (82 people, 5.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (254 people, 18.31%)
  • Nausea (221 people, 15.93%)
  • Diarrhea (208 people, 15.00%)
  • Weakness (197 people, 14.20%)
  • Joint Pain (189 people, 13.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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