Review: could Robaxin cause Loss of hair?
We study 2,462 people who have side effects while taking Robaxin from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Loss of hair. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of hair and more.
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Robaxin (latest outcomes from 2,888 users) has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Loss of hair
Loss of hair (latest reports from 228,085 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Jul, 20, 2014: 2,462 people reported to have side effects when taking Robaxin. Among them, 33 people (1.34%) have Loss Of Hair. They amount to 0.01% of all the 228,181 people who have Loss Of Hair on eHealthMe.
Time on Robaxin when people have Loss of hair * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of hair||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of hair when taking Robaxin * :
|Loss of hair||72.73%||27.27% |
Age of people who have Loss of hair when taking Robaxin * :
|Loss of hair||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||32.26%||0.00%||16.13%||22.58%||29.03% |
Severity of Loss of hair when taking Robaxin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of hair||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of hair ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of hair||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (7 people, 21.21%)
- Vitamin supplementation (6 people, 18.18%)
- Anxiety (4 people, 12.12%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 9.09%)
- Multiple sclerosis (3 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (8 people, 24.24%)
- Zoloft (6 people, 18.18%)
- Accutane (6 people, 18.18%)
- Indocin sr (6 people, 18.18%)
- Wellbutrin (5 people, 15.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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