Review: could Vesicare cause Alopecia?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 7,254 people who take Vesicare. Among them, 67 have Alopecia. See who they are, when they have Alopecia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Vesicare (latest outcomes from 7,159 users) has active ingredients of solifenacin succinate. It is often used in urge incontinence, urinary incontinence. Commonly reported side effects of Vesicare include constipation, constipation aggravated, dry mouth, vision blurred, dizziness.
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 221,850 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 7,254 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 221,676 people who have Alopecia.
Time on Vesicare when people have Alopecia * :
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Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Vesicare * :
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Vesicare * :
Severity of Alopecia when taking Vesicare ** :
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How people recovered from Alopecia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertonic bladder (21 people, 31.34%)
- Renal cell carcinoma (11 people, 16.42%)
- Multiple sclerosis (7 people, 10.45%)
- Incontinence (4 people, 5.97%)
- Insomnia (3 people, 4.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (11 people, 16.42%)
- Nexavar (11 people, 16.42%)
- Omeprazole (10 people, 14.93%)
- Coniel (9 people, 13.43%)
- Temazepam (9 people, 13.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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