Review: Hair thinning in Omeprazole
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 26, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Hair thinning (Hair loss) by studying 83,605 people who take Omeprazole. We analyze: the time on Omeprazole when people have Hair thinning, gender and age of these people, the severity of Hair thinning, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Omeprazole. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastric ulcer, indigestion, reflux gastritis, stomach discomfort. Commonly reported side effects of Omeprazole include nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting.
Hair thinning has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 83,539 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 535 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||27.27%||12.12%||15.15%||18.18%||3.03%||6.06%||18.18% |
Gender of people who have Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole * :
|Hair thinning||83.15%||16.85% |
Age of people who have Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole * :
|Hair thinning||0.00%||0.22%||1.98%||3.96%||7.47%||14.95%||20.44%||50.99% |
Severity of Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair thinning||0.00%||69.23%||30.77%||0.00% |
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 (76 people, 14.21%)
- Hypertension (49 people, 9.16%)
- Depression (43 people, 8.04%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (41 people, 7.66%)
- Product used for unknown indication (41 people, 7.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (90 people, 16.82%)
- Humira (72 people, 13.46%)
- Enbrel (64 people, 11.96%)
- Aspirin (59 people, 11.03%)
- Simvastatin (53 people, 9.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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