Plavix and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 100,151 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA. Among them, 485 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Plavix

Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Plavix 103,611 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,240 Hair loss patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

100,151 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 485 people (0.48%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plavix cause Hair loss?

Time on Plavix when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Plavix *:

  • female: 81.34 %
  • male: 18.66 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Plavix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.51 %
  • 20-29: 0.77 %
  • 30-39: 3.59 %
  • 40-49: 5.13 %
  • 50-59: 14.36 %
  • 60+: 75.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (76 people, 15.67%)
  • High Blood Pressure (66 people, 13.61%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (30 people, 6.19%)
  • Depression (25 people, 5.15%)
  • Stroke (23 people, 4.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (127 people, 26.19%)
  • Lipitor (103 people, 21.24%)
  • Crestor (71 people, 14.64%)
  • Lisinopril (61 people, 12.58%)
  • Synthroid (48 people, 9.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (93 people, 19.18%)
  • Fatigue (82 people, 16.91%)
  • Rashes (76 people, 15.67%)
  • Diarrhea (73 people, 15.05%)
  • Pain (63 people, 12.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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