Review: could Prozac cause Hair loss?
We study 38,880 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 (latest outcomes from 42,162 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Hair loss (latest reports from 228,405 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 38,864 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 415 people (1.07%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.18% of all the 227,984 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Prozac when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||0.00%||27.78%||5.56%||11.11%||33.33%||5.56%||16.67% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Prozac * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.30%||4.48%||6.57%||11.64%||22.09%||26.27%||28.66% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Prozac ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||7.69%||38.46%||46.15%||7.69% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (42 people, 10.12%)
- Anxiety (19 people, 4.58%)
- Osteoporosis (16 people, 3.86%)
- Multiple sclerosis (16 people, 3.86%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (15 people, 3.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (52 people, 12.53%)
- Prilosec (52 people, 12.53%)
- Aspirin (49 people, 11.81%)
- Synthroid (45 people, 10.84%)
- Premarin (42 people, 10.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hair is falling out, Not growing in well and breaking off
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Understandably many of these medications/conditions can cause sweating, but I am suffering from generalized sweating upper body chest and head more than under arms or hands or feet. Not localized. Does the androjel if applied to areas of the chest have a 'pore plugging' effect? I feel a film on my skin ~24 hours after application of androjel. When applied to other areas of body, abdomen, the sweating is more severe on chest and shoulders. Thyroid is under control, free testosterone is low normal, Vyvanse is morning only. Tramadol is 50mg qam and prn in late day not more that 3 tablets per day. Fluoxetine is 60mg qam. Not sure if I should consult my endocrinologist or dermatologis for this sweating issue? Is it drug (probably) or something else that is not easily diagnosed because of the drugs that are commonly associated with heavy sweating?
I am a medical professional. Not common man. I have understanding of neuro chemical process and feedback in the body. What questions should be asked so as to not have serious conditions overlooked by obvious issues that might mask.
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