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Review: could Plavix cause Hair loss?

We study 67,485 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 333 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Plavix

Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,412 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,238 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 67,468 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 333 people (0.49%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss7.69%53.85%7.69%7.69%23.08%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.35%1.06%3.89%4.95%15.90%73.85%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Plavix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (45 people, 13.51%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (35 people, 10.51%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (21 people, 6.31%)
  4. Depression (18 people, 5.41%)
  5. Cerebrovascular accident (16 people, 4.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (135 people, 40.54%)
  2. Lipitor (69 people, 20.72%)
  3. Lisinopril (52 people, 15.62%)
  4. Crestor (49 people, 14.71%)
  5. Toprol-xl (47 people, 14.11%)

* 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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