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Review: could Symbicort cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Symbicort, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Spiriva, and have Asthma.
We study 20,834 people who have side effects while taking Symbicort from FDA and social media. Among them, 133 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Symbicort (latest outcomes from 21,433 users) has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma.
Hair loss (latest reports from 41,549 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Nov, 12, 2014: 20,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Symbicort. Among them, 133 people (0.64%) have Hair Loss.
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||16.67%||50.00%||16.67%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Symbicort * :
|Hair loss||90.21%||9.79% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Symbicort * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||2.50%||0.00%||2.50%||32.50%||12.50%||50.00% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Symbicort ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||20.00%||80.00%||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, 44.36%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (22 people, 16.54%)
- Osteoporosis (11 people, 8.27%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 5.26%)
- Osteopenia (7 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Spiriva (35 people, 26.32%)
- Singulair (30 people, 22.56%)
- Albuterol (27 people, 20.30%)
- Aspirin (27 people, 20.30%)
- Xolair (16 people, 12.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Am taking symbicort for copd, woke up with sinus discomfort, can i use fluticasone nasal spray
(Asked by a 64 year old woman who has COPD, and takes Claritin Reditabs, CoQ10, Lovastatin, Tudorza Pressair, Lisinopril, Symbicort)
Developing sinus infection. Can I use fluticasone nasal spray
- How do you deal with constipation from symbicort
(Asked by a 66 year old man who has Constipation, Cramps, and takes Symbicort)
only started after using inhaler tube, was on flovent prior to this. helps breathing but clearly not bowels. doctor says it cannot be due to symbicort but it is only new med.anyone else? how did you stop it?
- If you stop taking oxcarbazepine will your hair grow back?
(Asked by a 47 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Oxcarbazepine)
has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 mi ...
- Does symbicort cause shingles?
(Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Chronic Cough, Adult Asthma, and takes Symbicort)
Chronic cough with wheezing, shortness of breath, and severe siniusitis got antibiotics and symbicort ended up with shingles
- What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now i've stopped using it, but i lost hair in frontal region and i want to regrow it.
(Asked by a 21 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Fluticasone Propionate)
What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking Fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now I've stopped using it, but I lost hair in frontal region and I want to regrow it.
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