Review: could Prednisone cause Hair Growth Abnormal?


Hair growth abnormal is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 135,586 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Hair growth abnormal. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair growth abnormal and more.

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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 169,045 users)

Hair Growth Abnormal

Hair growth abnormal has been reported by people with drug ineffective, hair loss, insomnia, memory loss, chest pain (latest reports from 2,454 Hair growth abnormal patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

135,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 46 people (0.03%) have Hair Growth Abnormal

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Hair growth abnormal?

Time on Prednisone when people have Hair Growth Abnormal *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 28.57 %

Gender of people who have Hair Growth Abnormal when taking Prednisone *:

  • female: 84.78 %
  • male: 15.22 %

Age of people who have Hair Growth Abnormal when taking Prednisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 8.11 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 10.81 %
  • 30-39: 2.7 %
  • 40-49: 16.22 %
  • 50-59: 10.81 %
  • 60+: 51.35 %

Severity if Hair Growth Abnormal when taking Prednisone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hair Growth Abnormal **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (7 people)
  • Pain (6 people)
  • Osteoporosis (4 people)
  • Arthritis (4 people)
  • Behcet's Syndrome (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (12 people)
  • Methotrexate (10 people)
  • Aspirin (7 people)
  • Furosemide (6 people)
  • Remicade (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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