Review: could Paxil cause Hair thinning (Hair loss)?
Summary: Hair thinning is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression.
We study 68,479 people who have side effects while taking Paxil 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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Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 70,301 Paxil 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: 68,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 578 people (0.84%) have Hair Thinning.
Time on Paxil 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||7.32%||29.27%||12.20%||12.20%||14.63%||17.07%||7.32% |
Age of people who have Hair thinning when taking Paxil * :
|Hair thinning||0.00%||0.00%||5.13%||3.61%||16.92%||32.89%||21.67%||19.77% |
Severity of Hair thinning when taking Paxil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair thinning||20.00%||20.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
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 * :
- Depression (140 people, 24.22%)
- Pain (43 people, 7.44%)
- Anxiety (37 people, 6.40%)
- Breast cancer (33 people, 5.71%)
- Migraine (30 people, 5.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (105 people, 18.17%)
- Zometa (87 people, 15.05%)
- Aredia (73 people, 12.63%)
- Ativan (66 people, 11.42%)
- Neurontin (58 people, 10.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I noticed hair loss after stopping taking the drug. Now I am back on it and can see new hair growth.
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