Temodar and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Temodar, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Avastin, and have Brain neoplasm malignant . We study 4,047 people who have side effects while taking Temodar from FDA. Among them, 28 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Temodar

Temodar has active ingredients of temozolomide. It is often used in glioblastoma multiforme. (latest outcomes from Temodar 4,149 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,227 Hair loss patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

4,047 people reported to have side effects when taking Temodar.
Among them, 28 people (0.69%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Temodar cause Hair loss?

Time on Temodar when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Temodar *:

  • female: 53.57 %
  • male: 46.43 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Temodar *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.35 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 17.39 %
  • 30-39: 4.35 %
  • 40-49: 17.39 %
  • 50-59: 30.43 %
  • 60+: 26.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Brain Neoplasm Malignant (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Malignant Melanoma (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Psoriasis (2 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Taxol (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Decadron (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Avastin (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Soliris (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Lexapro (3 people, 10.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (15 people, 53.57%)
  • Weight Decreased (8 people, 28.57%)
  • Rashes (8 people, 28.57%)
  • Diarrhea (8 people, 28.57%)
  • Constipation (7 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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