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Related topic: Plavix, Hair loss

Review: could Plavix cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 67,422 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 69,341 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 226,721 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 67,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 333 people (0.49%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.15% of all the 226,534 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (8 months 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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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • Is a side effect of losartan hair loss?
    My doctor took me off Lisinopril due to the cough and put me on Losartan. After about 1 year I noticed hair breakage and hair loss. Can the hair damage be reverse by going back to Lisinopril?

  • What medications cause hair loss
    Been experiencing hair loss for several months and the loss has increased the last couple of months. My doctor ran thyroid test and it was normal. The loss has been gradual and it is not breaking off, but coming out at the root.

  • Can be xarelto and clopidogrel be taken together??
    my client is taking clopidogrel, aspirin in the morning and the doctor said that she can have her Xarelto back. My client wants to take xarelto in the morning with clopidogrel and aspirin.. is this ok or is this too much dangerous??? i need an answer.. thank you so much

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