Sumatriptan and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Hair loss is found among people who take Sumatriptan, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Aubagio, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Sumatriptan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,443 people who have side effects when taking Sumatriptan from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

5,443 people reported to have side effects when taking Sumatriptan.
Among them, 47 people (0.86%) have Hair loss

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Could Sumatriptan cause Hair loss?

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

  • female: 91.11 %
  • male: 8.89 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 16.22 %
  • 20-29: 2.7 %
  • 30-39: 5.41 %
  • 40-49: 29.73 %
  • 50-59: 27.03 %
  • 60+: 18.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (12 people, 25.53%)
  • Interstitial Nephritis (6 people, 12.77%)
  • Crohn's Disease (6 people, 12.77%)
  • Depression (5 people, 10.64%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 8.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aubagio (9 people, 19.15%)
  • Prednisone (8 people, 17.02%)
  • Sertraline Hydrochloride (7 people, 14.89%)
  • Vitamin D3 (6 people, 12.77%)
  • Cyclophosphamide (6 people, 12.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (8 people, 17.02%)
  • Nausea (7 people, 14.89%)
  • Interstitial Nephritis (6 people, 12.77%)
  • Abdominal Distension (6 people, 12.77%)
  • Drug Ineffective (5 people, 10.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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