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Review: could Robaxin cause Loss of hair?

Summary: Loss of hair could be caused by Robaxin, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Neurontin, and have Acne.

We study 2,458 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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On Apr, 9, 2014: 2,447 people reported to have side effects when taking Robaxin. Among them, 33 people (1.35%) have Loss Of Hair. They amount to 0.01% of all the 226,510 people who have Loss Of Hair on eHealthMe.

Trend of Loss of hair in Robaxin reports

Time on Robaxin when people have Loss of hair * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of hair0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Loss of hair when taking Robaxin * :

FemaleMale
Loss of hair72.73%27.27%

Age of people who have Loss of hair when taking Robaxin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of hair0.00%0.00%0.00%32.26%0.00%16.13%22.58%29.03%

Severity of Loss of hair when taking Robaxin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of hair50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Loss of hair ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loss of hair0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (7 people, 21.21%)
  2. Vitamin supplementation (6 people, 18.18%)
  3. Anxiety (4 people, 12.12%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 9.09%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (3 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (8 people, 24.24%)
  2. Accutane (6 people, 18.18%)
  3. Indocin sr (6 people, 18.18%)
  4. Zoloft (6 people, 18.18%)
  5. Vitamin b6 (5 people, 15.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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