Review: could Percocet cause Hair loss?
We study 24,241 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 269 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Percocet (latest outcomes from 26,393 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
Hair loss (latest reports from 228,193 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 24,239 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet. Among them, 269 people (1.11%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.12% of all the 227,948 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Percocet when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||46.15%||7.69%||0.00%||0.00%||30.77%||15.38%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Percocet * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.40%||8.30%||10.28%||45.85%||19.37%||15.81% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Percocet ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (62 people, 23.05%)
- Depression (50 people, 18.59%)
- Eczema (40 people, 14.87%)
- Constipation (31 people, 11.52%)
- Migraine (29 people, 10.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ativan (78 people, 29.00%)
- Vicodin (60 people, 22.30%)
- Aredia (59 people, 21.93%)
- Zometa (57 people, 21.19%)
- Neurontin (56 people, 20.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I started taking the Crestor and Metformin 5 months ago. Around a month and a half of taking the medicines I noticed my hair coming out more then usual and now it is so very, very noticeable. I have talked to my Dr's and they are not helping me with this matter. Can someone please tell me what to do to stop this from happening????
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