Review: Alopecia in Yaz
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 6, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Alopecia (Hair loss) by studying 26,507 people who take Yaz. We analyze: the time on Yaz when people have Alopecia, age of these people, the severity of Alopecia, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Yaz. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Yaz (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control, premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Yaz include pain exacerbated, pain, injury, stress and anxiety, pulmonary embolism.
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Dec, 6, 2013: 26,507 people reported to have side effects when taking Yaz. Among them, 87 people (0.33%) have Alopecia.
Time on Yaz when people have Alopecia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Yaz * :
Severity of Alopecia when taking Yaz ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Alopecia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (28 people, 32.18%)
- Oral contraception (18 people, 20.69%)
- Acne (14 people, 16.09%)
- Product used for unknown indication (9 people, 10.34%)
- Anxiety (9 people, 10.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Yasmin (31 people, 35.63%)
- Ibuprofen (9 people, 10.34%)
- Alprazolam (7 people, 8.05%)
- Lexapro (7 people, 8.05%)
- Metformin hcl (6 people, 6.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have been having a significant hair loss for the last 4 weeks. I was admitted to the hospital for a GINA bleed and was told that I needed to take Miralax daily. I was wondering if the is a connection between Miralax and my hair loss
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