Vagifem and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Vagifem, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Synthroid, and have Vulvovaginal dryness . We study 2,519 people who have side effects while taking Vagifem from FDA. Among them, 37 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Vagifem

Vagifem has active ingredients of estradiol. It is often used in vulvovaginal dryness. (latest outcomes from Vagifem 2,719 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 Feb, 06, 2017

2,519 people reported to have side effects when taking Vagifem.
Among them, 37 people (1.47%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vagifem cause Hair loss?

Time on Vagifem when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 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 Vagifem *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 20.69 %
  • 60+: 79.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vulvovaginal Dryness (6 people, 16.22%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 13.51%)
  • Hepatitis C (3 people, 8.11%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 5.41%)
  • Essential Hypertension (2 people, 5.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (6 people, 16.22%)
  • Vesicare (4 people, 10.81%)
  • Premarin (4 people, 10.81%)
  • Lipitor (4 people, 10.81%)
  • Vitamin D (3 people, 8.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (7 people, 18.92%)
  • Fatigue (6 people, 16.22%)
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (5 people, 13.51%)
  • Nausea (5 people, 13.51%)
  • Dizziness (5 people, 13.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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