Review: could Vicodin cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 32,582 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 401 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 35,341 Vicodin users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,762 Hair loss patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 32,582 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 401 people (1.23%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Vicodin 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||12.50%||18.75%||25.00%||18.75%||6.25%||18.75%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Vicodin * :
|Hair loss||83.86%||16.14% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Vicodin * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.54%||15.45%||26.18%||24.08%||27.75% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Vicodin ** :
|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 * :
- Pain (60 people, 14.96%)
- Breast cancer (40 people, 9.98%)
- Depression (32 people, 7.98%)
- Back pain (28 people, 6.98%)
- Hypertension (26 people, 6.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (92 people, 22.94%)
- Aredia (81 people, 20.20%)
- Levaquin (78 people, 19.45%)
- Ambien (74 people, 18.45%)
- Ativan (69 people, 17.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Zanaflex, Klonopin, Vicodin, Fentanyl-50, Sinemet Cr, Seroquel, Depakote Er for a 58-year old woman with Muscle Contractions Involuntary, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Chronic Pain, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Parkinson's Disease, Psychosis. The patient has Shortness Of Breath, Muscle Cramps Aggravated, Sweating Fever, Congestive Heart Failure, Hallucinations
- A study of side effects of Hydralazine Hydrochloride for a 56-year old man with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Amlodipine Besylate for a 66-year old woman with Hypertension. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Diazepam for a 32-year old woman with Stress And Anxiety. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Centrum, Biotin, Lexapro, Vitamin D, Verapamil Hydrochloride, Losartan for a 65-year old woman with Vitamin B2 Deficiency, Hair Growth Abnormal, Anxiety Disorder, Vitamin D Decreased, Blood Pressure Increased. The patient has Hair Loss, Night Sweats
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