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Review: could Prednisone cause Hair growth abnormal?

We study 146,589 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 (latest outcomes from 149,937 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Hair growth abnormal

Hair growth abnormal (latest reports from 7,875 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, breast cancer, birth control, osteoporosis, depression.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 146,589 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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  • I went to a Rheumatologist and he said I have Hashimoto disease and said its not serious enough to take meds for. The test is - Thyroid Peroxidase Antiboties - my number is 363. It says that is should be <9. I was wondering if these medications I am on could be causing abnormal reading. I do have severe inflammation due to serious injuries.

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    matypoe on Aug, 28, 2014:

    Please get treated! Go to a functional medicine doctor...those antibodies are way too high, no matter what the root cause...pick up the book Stop the Thyroid Madness, as well as The Root Cause by Isabela Wentz. Also check out Mary Shomon. There are FB Support Groups as well, including Hashimoto's 411, For Thyroid Patients Only, several others to find information and support, where we are all Hashi's sufferers. Please be your own best advocate and get to the right doctor (not an endo despite what you may have been led to believe) who will actually help you! I am a long time Hashimoto's patient, trust me!

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