Review: could Ranitidine cause Hair loss?
We study 460 people who have side effects while taking Ranitidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Ranitidine (latest outcomes from 985 users) has active ingredients of ranitidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Hair loss (latest reports from 228,409 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Aug, 16, 2014: 458 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranitidine. Among them, 6 people (1.31%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.00% of all the 228,013 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Ranitidine 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||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Ranitidine * :
|Hair loss||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Ranitidine * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Ranitidine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
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 * :
- Anxiety (2 people, 33.33%)
- Arthritis (1 people, 16.67%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 16.67%)
- Heartburn (1 people, 16.67%)
- Hypertensive heart disease (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Citalopram (2 people, 33.33%)
- Centrum (2 people, 33.33%)
- Frontal (2 people, 33.33%)
- Frontal xr (2 people, 33.33%)
- Belara (2 people, 33.33%)
* 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
From this study (1 week ago):
Bystolic was effective in lowering my blood pressure. However, this drug has caused HORRIFIC problems for me. I have never had anything affect me so adversely. I believe that at first I was metabolizing it well, but after a couple of weeks I felt poisoned. It has been 5 months since I stopped taking it, and I believe I am finally coming out of it. I curse the day that I was foolish enough to ingest this substance.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I constantly have palpitations and breathlessness. Worse in the mornings. I have had a chest X-ray , ECG and blood tests and have no physical problems. I still exercise regularly . I feel tired a lot of the time
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