Review: could Orencia cause Alopecia (Hair loss)?
Summary: Alopecia is found among people who take Orencia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 5,857 people who have side effects while taking Orencia from FDA and social media. Among them, 63 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.
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Orencia has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 5,936 Orencia users)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,734 Alopecia patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 5,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 63 people (1.08%) have Alopecia.
Time on Orencia when people have Alopecia * :
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Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Orencia * :
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Orencia * :
Severity of Alopecia when taking Orencia ** :
How people recovered from Alopecia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (36 people, 57.14%)
- Osteoporosis (3 people, 4.76%)
- Arthritis (2 people, 3.17%)
- Pain (1 people, 1.59%)
- Diarrhoea (1 people, 1.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (14 people, 22.22%)
- Prednisone (12 people, 19.05%)
- Lisinopril (6 people, 9.52%)
- Folic acid (6 people, 9.52%)
- Arava (6 people, 9.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Actemra for a 50-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Insomnia, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Fluid Retention, Sjogren's Syndrome, Scleroedema, Raynaud's Phenomenon, Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Orencia for a 66-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Rash
- A study of side effects of Candesartan Cilexetil for a 68-year old man with Hypertension. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Levaquin for a 58-year old woman with Sinusitis. The patient has Loss Of Hair
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