Review: could Symbicort cause Hair loss?
We study 20,807 people who have side effects while taking Symbicort from FDA and social media. Among them, 132 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Symbicort (latest outcomes from 21,399 users) has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma.
Hair loss (latest reports from 228,261 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 20,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Symbicort. Among them, 132 people (0.63%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.06% of all the 227,951 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Symbicort when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||20.00%||60.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Symbicort * :
|Hair loss||90.85%||9.15% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Symbicort * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||2.52%||0.00%||2.52%||32.77%||12.61%||49.58% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Symbicort ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (59 people, 44.70%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (22 people, 16.67%)
- Osteoporosis (11 people, 8.33%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 5.30%)
- Osteopenia (7 people, 5.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Spiriva (35 people, 26.52%)
- Singulair (30 people, 22.73%)
- Albuterol (27 people, 20.45%)
- Aspirin (26 people, 19.70%)
- Xolair (16 people, 12.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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