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 89,946 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 578 have Hair thinning. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair thinning and more.
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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 92,849 Omeprazole users)
Hair thinning has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,705 Hair thinning patients)
On Feb, 3, 2015: 89,908 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 578 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||22.73%||11.36%||11.36%||13.64%||6.82%||9.09%||25.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole * :
|Hair thinning||83.53%||16.47% |
Age of people who have Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole * :
|Hair thinning||0.00%||0.20%||2.02%||3.84%||8.28%||14.14%||21.41%||50.10% |
Severity of Hair thinning when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair thinning||4.17%||54.17%||33.33%||8.33% |
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, 13.32%)
- Hypertension (53 people, 9.17%)
- Depression (47 people, 8.13%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (43 people, 7.44%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (33 people, 5.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (90 people, 15.57%)
- Humira (74 people, 12.80%)
- Enbrel (65 people, 11.25%)
- Aspirin (65 people, 11.25%)
- Simvastatin (55 people, 9.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Excedrin, Sumatriptan Succinate, Omeprazole, Simvastatin for a 44-year old woman with Migraine, Acid Reflux, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Migraine Without Aura, Migraine Without Aura
- A study of side effects of Omeprazole for a 53-year old woman with Oesophageal Disorder. The patient has Earache (ear pain)
- A study of drug interactions between Senna, Levothyroxine Sodium, Paxil Cr, Oxycodone, Omeprazole for a 44-year old woman with Constipation, Hypothyroidism, Anxiety Disorder, Degenerative Joint Disease, Gerd. The patient has Hypothyroidism, Swollen Eye Or Conjunctiva, Swollen Eyelid, Swollen Lymph Nodes, Gerd
- A study of side effects of Lyrica for a 42-year old woman with Neuropathy. The patient has Hair Loss, Nail Toxicity (nail damaged due to toxin)
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Lexapro, Lamictal, Prilosec, Simvastatin, Niaspan, Levoxyl, Actos, Januvia, Metformin Hydrochloride for a 64-year old man with Abdominal Pain Lower, Anxiety Disorder, Mood Disorder, Gerd, Hypercholesterolemia, High Trigylycerides, Hypothyroidism - Primary, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Diabetes. The patient has Low Platelet Count
Recent Omeprazole related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Levothyroxine Sodium, Omeprazole, Keppra for a 68-year old woman who has Confusion, Barrett's Esophagus
- Comparions of Ibuprofen, Singulair, Omeprazole, Levothyroxine Sodium, Plaquenil for a 54-year old woman who has Autoimmune
- Comparions of Omeprazole, Pantoprazole for a 63-year old woman who has GE Reflux
- Comparions of Dexilant, Omeprazole, Nexium for a 65-year old woman who has Ppi
- Comparions of Prednisone, Omeprazole, Linzess, Ambien for a 22-year old woman who has Migraine
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