Could Vesicare cause Alopecia - from FDA reports


Summary

Alopecia is found among people who take Vesicare, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aubagio, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 15,747 people who have side effects while taking Vesicare from FDA. Among them, 163 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Vesicare

Vesicare has active ingredients of solifenacin succinate. It is often used in urge incontinence. (latest outcomes from Vesicare 16,355 users)

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,107 Alopecia patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

15,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Vesicare.
Among them, 163 people (1.04%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vesicare cause Alopecia?

Time on Vesicare when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 13.04 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.39 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Vesicare *:

  • female: 97.53 %
  • male: 2.47 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Vesicare *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.76 %
  • 30-39: 2.29 %
  • 40-49: 13.74 %
  • 50-59: 29.77 %
  • 60+: 53.44 %

Severity of Alopecia **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aubagio (30 people, 18.40%)
  • Ampyra (21 people, 12.88%)
  • Vitamin D (18 people, 11.04%)
  • Calcium (16 people, 9.82%)
  • Baclofen. (13 people, 7.98%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Vesicare, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Sclerosis (45 people, 27.61%)
  • Hypertonic Bladder (23 people, 14.11%)
  • Gait Disturbance (12 people, 7.36%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (10 people, 6.13%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (21 people, 12.88%)
  • Itching (20 people, 12.27%)
  • Headache (16 people, 9.82%)
  • Vision Blurred (15 people, 9.20%)
  • Rashes (15 people, 9.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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