Prozac and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Prozac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prilosec, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Prozac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53,316 people who have side effects when taking Prozac from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

53,316 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 616 people (1.16%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prozac cause Hair loss?

Time on Prozac when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.22 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Prozac *:

  • female: 90.2 %
  • male: 9.8 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Prozac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.63 %
  • 10-19: 4.41 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 9.24 %
  • 40-49: 20.8 %
  • 50-59: 27.52 %
  • 60+: 30.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (100 people, 16.23%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (54 people, 8.77%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (41 people, 6.66%)
  • High Blood Pressure (27 people, 4.38%)
  • Hepatitis C (26 people, 4.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (70 people, 11.36%)
  • Synthroid (66 people, 10.71%)
  • Neurontin (59 people, 9.58%)
  • Aspirin (53 people, 8.60%)
  • Lasix (52 people, 8.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (136 people, 22.08%)
  • Nausea (103 people, 16.72%)
  • Depression (94 people, 15.26%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (93 people, 15.10%)
  • Pain (89 people, 14.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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