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Review: could Topiramate cause Hair loss?
We study 7,844 people who have side effects while taking Topiramate from FDA and social media. Among them, 118 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Topiramate (latest outcomes from 8,357 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.
Hair loss (latest reports from 229,047 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 7,844 people reported to have side effects when taking Topiramate. Among them, 118 people (1.50%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Topiramate 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||9.09%||33.33%||21.21%||12.12%||15.15%||6.06%||3.03% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Topiramate * :
|Hair loss||89.58%||10.42% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Topiramate * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||7.63%||20.61%||5.34%||23.66%||21.37%||18.32%||3.05% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Topiramate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||7.69%||30.77%||38.46%||23.08% |
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 * :
- Migraine (30 people, 25.42%)
- Convulsion (19 people, 16.10%)
- Epilepsy (17 people, 14.41%)
- Depression (15 people, 12.71%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (11 people, 9.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cortril (10 people, 8.47%)
- Prednisone (10 people, 8.47%)
- Tegretol (10 people, 8.47%)
- Valproate sodium (9 people, 7.63%)
- Gabapentin (9 people, 7.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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