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Review: could Zolpidem cause Hair loss?





Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Zolpidem, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zolpidem tartrate, and have Insomnia.

We study 24,410 people who have side effects while taking Zolpidem from FDA and social media. Among them, 157 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Zolpidem

Zolpidem has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Zolpidem 25,545 users)

Hair loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.(latest reports from Hair loss 41,549 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 24,405 people reported to have side effects when taking Zolpidem. Among them, 156 people (0.64%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Zolpidem reports

Time on Zolpidem when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss47.37%21.05%5.26%15.79%5.26%0.00%5.26%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss88.62%11.38%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%4.90%10.49%13.99%25.17%45.45%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Zolpidem ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%80.00%20.00%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. Insomnia (30 people, 19.23%)
  2. Hypertension (15 people, 9.62%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 8.97%)
  4. Anxiety (13 people, 8.33%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (10 people, 6.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zolpidem tartrate (82 people, 52.56%)
  2. Omeprazole (21 people, 13.46%)
  3. Prednisone (18 people, 11.54%)
  4. Gabapentin (17 people, 10.90%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (16 people, 10.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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