Review: could Plavix cause Hair loss?
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 pressure.
We study 67,511 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 334 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from 69,444 Plavix users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,662 Hair loss patients)
On Jan, 12, 2015: 67,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 334 people (0.49%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Plavix 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||7.14%||57.14%||7.14%||7.14%||21.43%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Plavix * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.35%||1.06%||3.87%||4.93%||15.85%||73.94% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Plavix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||60.00%||0.00%||40.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (45 people, 13.47%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (35 people, 10.48%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (21 people, 6.29%)
- Depression (18 people, 5.39%)
- Cerebrovascular accident (16 people, 4.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (135 people, 40.42%)
- Lipitor (69 people, 20.66%)
- Lisinopril (52 people, 15.57%)
- Crestor (49 people, 14.67%)
- Toprol-xl (47 people, 14.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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After hearing about the strokes i stopped taking the birth control pills completely. I did develop high blood pressure when i was pregnant with my duaghter 6 years ago and have been on medication for it since. I was n hte birth control pills for close to 15 years
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From this study (1 year ago):
since taking the drug for three years now, all my body hair, chest, arms, under arms, legs is gone. Some hair remains in my crotch, but my beard has thinned and so has my head hair.
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