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Review: could Vagifem cause Hair loss?

We study 1,414 people who have side effects while taking Vagifem from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Vagifem

Vagifem (latest outcomes from 1,497 users) has active ingredients of estradiol. It is often used in vulvovaginal dryness.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 228,629 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Sep, 9, 2014: 1,414 people reported to have side effects when taking Vagifem. Among them, 13 people (0.92%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Vagifem reports

Time on Vagifem when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss25.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Vagifem ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hepatitis c (2 people, 15.38%)
  2. Osteoporosis (1 people, 7.69%)
  3. Vulvovaginal dryness (1 people, 7.69%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (1 people, 7.69%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Synthroid (3 people, 23.08%)
  2. Valium (2 people, 15.38%)
  3. Singulair (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Premarin (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Peg-intron (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • I have had severe loss/thinning of hair over this last year, and it seems to be getting worse over the last 6 months. I lose an inordinate amount of hair whenever I brush, comb, or shampoo my hair.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • would like to know if lysine is causing hair loss.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • I have severe itching and hair loss. I have been to dermatologists and have been prescribed clove taxol propionate foam and other topical treatments for the itch. However, my scalp continues to itch and I have loss hair down to the scalp and hair thinning where my scalp shows.

    Reply

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