Could Orencia cause Alopecia - from FDA reports
Alopecia is found among people who take Orencia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 16,011 people who have side effects while taking Orencia from FDA. Among them, 237 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Orencia has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Orencia 16,866 users)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,115 Alopecia patients).
On Nov, 25, 2016
16,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia.
Among them, 237 people (1.48%) have Alopecia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Orencia when people have Alopecia *:
- < 1 month: 4.76 %
- 1 - 6 months: 76.19 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Orencia *:
- female: 96.93 %
- male: 3.07 %
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Orencia *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.39 %
- 20-29: 2.78 %
- 30-39: 1.39 %
- 40-49: 17.36 %
- 50-59: 27.78 %
- 60+: 49.31 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (158 people, 66.67%)
- Polyarthritis (5 people, 2.11%)
- Pain (5 people, 2.11%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 1.69%)
- Sjogren Syndrome (3 people, 1.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (90 people, 37.97%)
- Enbrel (76 people, 32.07%)
- Humira (72 people, 30.38%)
- Remicade (42 people, 17.72%)
- Arava (41 people, 17.30%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (64 people, 27.00%)
- Pain (50 people, 21.10%)
- Fatigue (49 people, 20.68%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (34 people, 14.35%)
- Headache (24 people, 10.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Alopecia when taking Orencia?
Browse all side effects of Orenciaa b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with AlopeciaAlopecia
Could your condition cause AlopeciaAlopecia
Can you answer these questions?
I am suffering from the disorder called trichotillomania which means I am constantly pulling my hair out. I hardly have any hair left. This is very devastating to me. I suffer from high anxiety and depression Is there anyone out there that suffers from the same problem. Iwould really like ...
I have been taking Eliquis for Afib for about 2 years. My hair is falling out and I thought it was due to my age 78. The receptionist at my interns office suggested Biotin. Going to give this a try after I check with my Cardiologist that it will be alright with the medications I am on. Looking ...
I'm 35, I took concerta xr for about a year and have lost at least half of my hair. I stopped taking it a six weeks ago but I'm still losing a ton of hair! Did anyone else experience this? If so, how long did it take before hair stopped falling out? I'm depressed and desperate for answers. Just ...
You may be interested in these reviews
For those that have lost hair due to being on oxybutynin...have any of you stop taking oxybutynin and had your hair grow back in? I am determined to get off this drug! I have been on the drug for 3 years. I am also experiencing pretty severe mental confusion also! Is there anyone who has found ...
I have been taking Effie to about a year. I am seeing hair loss in the top and front of my hair. Before I had thick fine hair and now you can see my scalp in places in the front. Is there an alternative medicine I can ask for that does not do this. It is very depressing. If I stop use will any ...
I started taking pradaxa about 4 months ago. When i was my hair clumps ofit comes off in my hands and when i brush the brush is full of hair . I'm sarting to get bald spots in the front my hair has always been thin and straight but now there is hardly anything . My ponytail is so thin what do i do
Hi I'm glad I found this community. Is there hope of getting your hair back? Depakote took some of my hair, and then Thorazine, AND I WANT IT BACK. How do I get my beautiful head of hair back? Thanks, M
Am 70 years old and within the last few months my hair is falling out and has become so thin it looks horrible. Affecting my wanting to go out in public. Got no help from my primary care doctor. Taking several medications that may be a factor but have been on men's for quite a while. The sudden ...