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Review: could Yaz cause Alopecia (Hair loss)?





Summary: Alopecia is found among people who take Yaz, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Yasmin, and have Contraception.

We study 29,097 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

Yaz has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Yaz 29,937 users)

Alopecia

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.(latest reports from Alopecia 41,550 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 29,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Yaz. Among them, 96 people (0.33%) have Alopecia.

Trend of Alopecia in Yaz reports

Time on Yaz when people have Alopecia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alopecia0.00%15.91%31.82%6.82%29.55%13.64%2.27%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Yaz * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%3.75%46.25%27.50%22.50%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Yaz ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Alopecia0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Alopecia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (29 people, 30.21%)
  2. Acne (14 people, 14.58%)
  3. Anxiety (9 people, 9.38%)
  4. Polycystic ovaries (7 people, 7.29%)
  5. Urinary tract infection (7 people, 7.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Yasmin (34 people, 35.42%)
  2. Ibuprofen (9 people, 9.38%)
  3. Alprazolam (9 people, 9.38%)
  4. Lexapro (7 people, 7.29%)
  5. Metformin hcl (6 people, 6.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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