Review: could Vagifem cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Vagifem, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Synthroid, and have Hepatitis c.
We study 1,406 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.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Vagifem. Among them, 13 people (0.93%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.01% of all the 226,541 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
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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