Review: could Plavix cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 64,295 people who take Plavix. Among them, 333 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,319 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent, blood clots. Commonly reported side effects of Plavix include heart attack, weakness, breathing difficulty, chest pain, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Hair loss (latest reports from 223,236 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 64,234 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 331 people (0.52%) 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||7.69%||53.85%||7.69%||7.69%||23.08%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Plavix * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.36%||1.07%||3.91%||4.98%||16.01%||73.67% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Plavix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
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 (44 people, 13.29%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (35 people, 10.57%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (21 people, 6.34%)
- Depression (18 people, 5.44%)
- Cerebrovascular accident (16 people, 4.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (135 people, 40.79%)
- Lipitor (69 people, 20.85%)
- Lisinopril (51 people, 15.41%)
- Crestor (49 people, 14.80%)
- Toprol-xl (47 people, 14.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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