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Review: could Yaz cause Alopecia (Hair loss)?
We study 29,089 people who have side effects while taking Yaz from FDA and social media. Among them, 96 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.
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Yaz (latest outcomes from 29,930 users) has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control.
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 229,073 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Sep, 21, 2014: 29,089 people reported to have side effects when taking Yaz. Among them, 96 people (0.33%) have Alopecia.
Time on Yaz when people have Alopecia * :
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Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Yaz * :
Severity of Alopecia when taking Yaz ** :
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How people recovered from Alopecia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (29 people, 30.21%)
- Acne (14 people, 14.58%)
- Anxiety (9 people, 9.38%)
- Polycystic ovaries (7 people, 7.29%)
- Urinary tract infection (7 people, 7.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Yasmin (34 people, 35.42%)
- Ibuprofen (9 people, 9.38%)
- Alprazolam (9 people, 9.38%)
- Lexapro (7 people, 7.29%)
- Metformin hcl (6 people, 6.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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hair is not comming out in clumps, but it looks like it's breaking off. I'm now on my 3 month pack. hopefully, this changes.
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