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Review: could Vesicare cause Alopecia?

Summary: Alopecia could be caused by Vesicare, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertonic bladder.

We study 7,261 people who have side effects while taking Vesicare from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Vesicare

Vesicare (latest outcomes from 7,617 users) has active ingredients of solifenacin succinate. It is often used in urge incontinence.

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 226,693 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 7,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Vesicare. Among them, 67 people (0.92%) have Alopecia. They amount to 0.03% of all the 226,548 people who have Alopecia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Alopecia in Vesicare reports

Time on Vesicare when people have Alopecia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alopecia9.09%77.27%9.09%0.00%4.55%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Vesicare * :

FemaleMale
Alopecia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Vesicare * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.92%11.48%22.95%60.66%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Vesicare ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Alopecia0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertonic bladder (21 people, 31.34%)
  2. Renal cell carcinoma (11 people, 16.42%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (7 people, 10.45%)
  4. Incontinence (4 people, 5.97%)
  5. Insomnia (3 people, 4.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (11 people, 16.42%)
  2. Nexavar (11 people, 16.42%)
  3. Omeprazole (10 people, 14.93%)
  4. Coniel (9 people, 13.43%)
  5. Micronor (9 people, 13.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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