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 5 - 10 years, also take medication Prilosec, and have Depression . We study 50,946 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA. Among them, 580 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Prozac

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Prozac 57,017 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,240 Hair loss patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

50,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 580 people (1.14%) 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: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.22 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

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

  • female: 91.02 %
  • male: 8.98 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.45 %
  • 10-19: 4.24 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 9.15 %
  • 40-49: 21.21 %
  • 50-59: 28.12 %
  • 60+: 29.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (90 people, 15.52%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (46 people, 7.93%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (37 people, 6.38%)
  • Hepatitis C (26 people, 4.48%)
  • High Blood Pressure (25 people, 4.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (69 people, 11.90%)
  • Synthroid (66 people, 11.38%)
  • Neurontin (59 people, 10.17%)
  • Aspirin (53 people, 9.14%)
  • Lasix (52 people, 8.97%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (130 people, 22.41%)
  • Nausea (101 people, 17.41%)
  • Depression (91 people, 15.69%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (88 people, 15.17%)
  • Pain (86 people, 14.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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