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Review: could Ranitidine cause Hair loss?





Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Ranitidine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Citalopram, and have Anxiety.

We study 478 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

Ranitidine has active ingredients of ranitidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Ranitidine 1,004 users)

Hair loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.(latest reports from Hair loss 41,549 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 474 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranitidine. Among them, 6 people (1.27%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Ranitidine reports

Time on Ranitidine when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss25.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Ranitidine * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%25.00%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Ranitidine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

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. Anxiety (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Arthritis (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Heartburn (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Hypertensive heart disease (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Citalopram (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Centrum (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Frontal (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Frontal xr (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Belara (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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