Review: could Temodar cause Hair loss?
This is a review of Hair loss by studying 2,674 people who take Temodar. We analyze: the time on Temodar when people have Hair loss, gender and age of these people, the severity of Hair loss, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Temodar. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Temodar (latest outcomes from 2,741 users) has active ingredients of temozolomide. It is often used in glioblastoma multiforme, brain tumor - adults. Commonly reported side effects of Temodar include thrombocytopenia, pancytopenia, weakness, disease progression, nausea.
Hair loss (latest reports from 222,013 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 2,674 people reported to have side effects when taking Temodar. Among them, 11 people (0.41%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Temodar 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||66.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Temodar * :
|Hair loss||82.35%||17.65% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Temodar * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||17.65%||0.00%||11.76%||58.82%||11.76% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Temodar ** :
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Glioblastoma multiforme (3 people, 27.27%)
- Psoriasis (2 people, 18.18%)
- Malignant melanoma (2 people, 18.18%)
- Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (2 people, 18.18%)
- Astrocytoma, low grade (1 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexavar (8 people, 72.73%)
- Fosamax (8 people, 72.73%)
- Folic acid (2 people, 18.18%)
- Lexapro (2 people, 18.18%)
- Aspirin (2 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am in my 40s and I work in college admissions. Ive never experienced migraines before and have been otherwise healthy. I fell hitting my head and was prescribed this medicine. Using this med had me in the hospital twice, I have severe hair loss, and what the er Dr says is syncope that makes me pass out. The Dr wants to try something new but look at me, in a profession where you're always in the public eye, almost bald and still suffering migraines.This is life altering but is being treated as , just one of those things...its depressing
Kart on Mar, 7, 2014:
Hi I'm male, 24, of Sri Lankan origin but born and raised in the United Kingdom, I'm adding these details as it was requested when attempting to reply to you.
My question is was this on Modafinil/Provigil/Nuvigil and if so which one please?
The comment below you is talking about statin which is a cholesterol reducing drug, so was wondering whether you were talking about the same. Thanks in advance.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Don't know exactly when I started losing my hair. It became apparent to me early fall, which would have been about 3 months into my wellbutrin and 1 month into my seroquel.
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Also using PAxil tablets. Please help.
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