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 Birth control.
We study 29,106 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 has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 29,948 Yaz users)
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 42,734 Alopecia patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 29,105 people reported to have side effects when taking Yaz. Among them, 96 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 (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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