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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 32,551 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 400 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Vicodin

Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,308 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.

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Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

Trend of Hair loss reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 32,551 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 400 people (1.23%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss13.33%20.00%26.67%20.00%6.67%13.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Vicodin * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss83.82%16.18%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Vicodin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%6.56%15.49%25.98%24.15%27.82%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Vicodin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%55.56%44.44%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (59 people, 14.75%)
  2. Breast cancer (40 people, 10.00%)
  3. Depression (32 people, 8.00%)
  4. Back pain (28 people, 7.00%)
  5. Hypertension (26 people, 6.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (92 people, 23.00%)
  2. Aredia (81 people, 20.25%)
  3. Levaquin (78 people, 19.50%)
  4. Ambien (74 people, 18.50%)
  5. Ativan (69 people, 17.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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