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Review: could Orencia cause Alopecia?

We study 5,842 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

Orencia (latest outcomes from 5,920 users) has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 228,238 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Jul, 20, 2014: 5,842 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 63 people (1.08%) have Alopecia. They amount to 0.03% of all the 228,181 people who have Alopecia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Alopecia in Orencia reports

Time on Orencia when people have Alopecia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alopecia0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Orencia * :

FemaleMale
Alopecia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Orencia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%2.63%2.63%2.63%18.42%10.53%63.16%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Orencia ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (36 people, 57.14%)
  2. Osteoporosis (3 people, 4.76%)
  3. Arthritis (2 people, 3.17%)
  4. Pain (1 people, 1.59%)
  5. Diarrhoea (1 people, 1.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (14 people, 22.22%)
  2. Prednisone (12 people, 19.05%)
  3. Lisinopril (6 people, 9.52%)
  4. Folic acid (6 people, 9.52%)
  5. Arava (6 people, 9.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • In spite of treatments I sleep over 10+ hours a day and I am exhausted always!
    I work-7+ hours a day-which is hard to do-come home sleep, make dinner, force a mile walk, sometimes a swim and fall back to sleep!- I am un-wake able!
    Help!!!

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • In spite of treatments I sleep over 10+ hours a day and I am exhausted always!
    I work-7+ hours a day-which is hard to do-come home sleep, make dinner, force a mile walk, sometimes a swim and fall back to sleep!- I am un-wake able!

    Reply

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • My doctor wants me to try Orencia, but I'm not certain the Enbrel isn't still working. I have concerns about trying a totally different medication.

    Reply

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    Took methotrexate from 2007 until 2011 and caused shortness of breath. Switched to Humira, better on pain and then Enbrel. All caused shortness of breath and was hospitalized. I have lung damage and on oxygen 24/7. Taking infusion therapy, but get severe panic attacks. Can't tolerate the pain o ...

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    My doctor took me off Lisinopril due to the cough and put me on Losartan. After about 1 year I noticed hair breakage and hair loss. Can the hair damage be reverse by going back to Lisinopril?

  • What medications cause hair loss
    Been experiencing hair loss for several months and the loss has increased the last couple of months. My doctor ran thyroid test and it was normal. The loss has been gradual and it is not breaking off, but coming out at the root.

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