Review: could Vagifem cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,396 people who take Vagifem. Among them, 13 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Vagifem (latest outcomes from 1,486 users) has active ingredients of estradiol. It is often used in vaginal dryness, vulvovaginal dryness. Commonly reported side effects of Vagifem include pain relief by acupuncture, pain, acupuncture and pain, pain exacerbated, nausea aggravated.
Hair loss (latest reports from 223,052 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 15, 2014: 1,296 people reported to have side effects when taking Vagifem. Among them, 13 people (1.00%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Vagifem 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||25.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Vagifem * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Vagifem ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
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 * :
- Hepatitis c (2 people, 15.38%)
- Osteoporosis (1 people, 7.69%)
- Vulvovaginal dryness (1 people, 7.69%)
- Atrial fibrillation (1 people, 7.69%)
- Hypothyroidism (1 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Synthroid (3 people, 23.08%)
- Valium (2 people, 15.38%)
- Singulair (2 people, 15.38%)
- Premarin (2 people, 15.38%)
- Peg-intron (2 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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