Topiramate and Hair loss - from FDA reports
Hair loss is found among people who take Topiramate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Migraine . We study 15,925 people who have side effects while taking Topiramate from FDA. Among them, 260 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Topiramate has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topiramate 17,019 users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,240 Hair loss patients).
On Feb, 26, 2017
15,925 people reported to have side effects when taking Topiramate.
Among them, 260 people (1.63%) have Hair Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Topiramate when people have Hair Loss *:
- < 1 month: 14.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.71 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.86 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Topiramate *:
- female: 94.78 %
- male: 5.22 %
Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Topiramate *:
- 0-1: 0.53 %
- 2-9: 4.79 %
- 10-19: 6.91 %
- 20-29: 4.26 %
- 30-39: 22.87 %
- 40-49: 32.98 %
- 50-59: 15.96 %
- 60+: 11.7 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Migraine (72 people, 27.69%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (25 people, 9.62%)
- Depression (25 people, 9.62%)
- Epilepsy (20 people, 7.69%)
- Headache (15 people, 5.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Gabapentin (14 people, 5.38%)
- Aubagio (13 people, 5.00%)
- Pantoprazole (12 people, 4.62%)
- Topamax (11 people, 4.23%)
- Prednisone (11 people, 4.23%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (49 people, 18.85%)
- Fatigue (43 people, 16.54%)
- Joint Pain (36 people, 13.85%)
- Paraesthesia (35 people, 13.46%)
- Depression (32 people, 12.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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