Simvastatin and Hair loss - from FDA reports
Hair loss is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,167 people who have side effects when taking Simvastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 22, 2017
138,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin.
Among them, 1,087 people (0.79%) have Hair Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Simvastatin when people have Hair Loss *:
- < 1 month: 3.49 %
- 1 - 6 months: 32.56 %
- 6 - 12 months: 19.77 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.79 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.3 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.14 %
- 10+ years: 13.95 %
Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Simvastatin *:
- female: 82.82 %
- male: 17.18 %
Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Simvastatin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.36 %
- 20-29: 0.61 %
- 30-39: 1.82 %
- 40-49: 5.6 %
- 50-59: 21.41 %
- 60+: 70.19 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (406 people, 37.35%)
- High Blood Pressure (229 people, 21.07%)
- Diabetes (105 people, 9.66%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (77 people, 7.08%)
- Depression (65 people, 5.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (134 people, 12.33%)
- Prilosec (104 people, 9.57%)
- Lisinopril (100 people, 9.20%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (81 people, 7.45%)
- Metformin (75 people, 6.90%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (227 people, 20.88%)
- Diarrhea (189 people, 17.39%)
- Nausea (181 people, 16.65%)
- Weight Decreased (146 people, 13.43%)
- Pain (146 people, 13.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 144,725 users)
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