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Review: could Prednisone cause Hair growth abnormal?

Summary: 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 Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 146,763 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Hair growth abnormal. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair growth abnormal and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,083 Prednisone users)

Hair growth abnormal

Hair growth abnormal has been reported by people with high blood pressure, breast cancer, birth control, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 1,941 Hair growth abnormal patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 146,707 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 58 people (0.04%) have Hair Growth Abnormal.

Trend of Hair growth abnormal in Prednisone reports

Time on Prednisone when people have Hair growth abnormal * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair growth abnormal6.67%73.33%6.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%13.33%

Gender of people who have Hair growth abnormal when taking Prednisone * :

FemaleMale
Hair growth abnormal86.96%13.04%

Age of people who have Hair growth abnormal when taking Prednisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair growth abnormal0.00%3.23%0.00%6.45%3.23%22.58%20.97%43.55%

Severity of Hair growth abnormal when taking Prednisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair growth abnormal0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair growth abnormal ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair growth abnormal100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 24.14%)
  2. Pain (14 people, 24.14%)
  3. Leukocytoclastic vasculitis (10 people, 17.24%)
  4. Behcet's syndrome (10 people, 17.24%)
  5. Accidental exposure (6 people, 10.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone tab (28 people, 48.28%)
  2. Methotrexate (17 people, 29.31%)
  3. Folic acid (12 people, 20.69%)
  4. Aspirin (11 people, 18.97%)
  5. Cyclosporine (10 people, 17.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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