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Review: could Omeprazole cause Hair thinning (Hair loss)?
Summary: Hair thinning is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Prednisone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 89,854 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 577 have Hair thinning. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair thinning and more.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,740 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Hair thinning (latest reports from 41,550 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Nov, 26, 2014: 89,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 577 people (0.64%) have Hair Thinning.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Hair thinning * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair thinning||23.26%||9.30%||11.63%||13.95%||6.98%||9.30%||25.58% |
Gender of people who have Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole * :
|Hair thinning||83.51%||16.49% |
Age of people who have Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole * :
|Hair thinning||0.00%||0.20%||2.02%||3.85%||8.30%||13.97%||21.46%||50.20% |
Severity of Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair thinning||4.35%||52.17%||34.78%||8.70% |
How people recovered from Hair thinning ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair thinning||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (77 people, 13.34%)
- Hypertension (53 people, 9.19%)
- Depression (47 people, 8.15%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (43 people, 7.45%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (33 people, 5.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (90 people, 15.60%)
- Humira (74 people, 12.82%)
- Aspirin (65 people, 11.27%)
- Enbrel (65 people, 11.27%)
- Simvastatin (55 people, 9.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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