Related topic: Omeprazole, Hair thinning
Review: could Omeprazole cause Hair thinning?
Summary: Hair thinning could be caused by Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 89,590 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 569 have Hair thinning. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair thinning and more.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,443 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Hair thinning (latest reports from 226,608 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Apr, 13, 2014: 89,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 569 people (0.64%) have Hair Thinning. They amount to 0.25% of all the 226,465 people who have Hair Thinning on eHealthMe.
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||25.71%||11.43%||14.29%||17.14%||2.86%||8.57%||20.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole * :
|Hair thinning||83.45%||16.55% |
Age of people who have Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole * :
|Hair thinning||0.00%||0.21%||1.85%||3.91%||7.82%||14.20%||21.19%||50.82% |
Severity of Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair thinning||0.00%||66.67%||26.67%||6.67% |
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, 13.53%)
- Hypertension (52 people, 9.14%)
- Depression (45 people, 7.91%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (43 people, 7.56%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (33 people, 5.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (90 people, 15.82%)
- Humira (74 people, 13.01%)
- Enbrel (65 people, 11.42%)
- Aspirin (65 people, 11.42%)
- Simvastatin (54 people, 9.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Omeprazole (omeprazole) is often used for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions Omeprazole is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (1 day 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.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Over past 6+ years, hair has thinned by half.
help on Apr, 9, 2014:
hair loss maybe due to thyroid issues?
From this study (4 months ago):
Hair loss on the top of the head.
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