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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 89,969 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 579 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 92,866 Omeprazole users)

Hair thinning

Hair thinning has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,736 Hair thinning patients)

On Mar, 8, 2015: 89,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 578 people (0.64%) have Hair Thinning.

Trend of Hair thinning in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Hair thinning * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair thinning22.73%11.36%11.36%13.64%6.82%9.09%25.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair thinning83.53%16.47%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair thinning0.00%0.20%2.02%3.84%8.28%14.14%21.41%50.10%

Severity of Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair thinning4.17%54.17%33.33%8.33%

How people recovered from Hair thinning ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair thinning0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (77 people, 13.32%)
  2. Hypertension (53 people, 9.17%)
  3. Depression (47 people, 8.13%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (43 people, 7.44%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (33 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (90 people, 15.57%)
  2. Humira (74 people, 12.80%)
  3. Enbrel (65 people, 11.25%)
  4. Aspirin (65 people, 11.25%)
  5. Simvastatin (55 people, 9.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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