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Review: could Prozac cause Hair loss?

We study 38,931 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 415 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Prozac

Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,219 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,238 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 38,885 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 415 people (1.07%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%27.78%5.56%11.11%33.33%5.56%16.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.30%4.48%6.57%11.64%22.09%26.27%28.66%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss7.69%38.46%46.15%7.69%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (42 people, 10.12%)
  2. Anxiety (19 people, 4.58%)
  3. Osteoporosis (16 people, 3.86%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (16 people, 3.86%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (15 people, 3.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (52 people, 12.53%)
  2. Prilosec (52 people, 12.53%)
  3. Aspirin (49 people, 11.81%)
  4. Synthroid (45 people, 10.84%)
  5. Premarin (42 people, 10.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (24 hours ago):

  • In last year my hair texture is changing to fine and frizzy. Breaks easily and increasing hair loss, especially around face and sides of head.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Feeling depressed, Started 10MG Prozac September 7, 2007. Tylenol overdose September 12, 2007. Restarted 10MG Prozac September 15, 2007. Committed Suicide by hanging September 26, 2007. 17 years old

    Reply

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Depression NO, Started 10MG Prozac on September 7, 2007. Tylenol overdose September 12, 2007, Restarted on 10MG Prozac September 15, 2007. Committed suicide by hanging September 26, 2007.

    Reply

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