Review: could Zolpidem cause Hair loss?
We study 24,392 people who have side effects while taking Zolpidem from FDA and social media. Among them, 156 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Zolpidem (latest outcomes from 25,520 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.
Hair loss (latest reports from 228,456 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 24,387 people reported to have side effects when taking Zolpidem. Among them, 156 people (0.64%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.07% of all the 227,983 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Zolpidem when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||47.37%||21.05%||5.26%||15.79%||5.26%||0.00%||5.26% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Zolpidem * :
|Hair loss||88.62%||11.38% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Zolpidem * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.90%||10.49%||13.99%||25.17%||45.45% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Zolpidem ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||80.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (30 people, 19.23%)
- Hypertension (15 people, 9.62%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 8.97%)
- Anxiety (13 people, 8.33%)
- Hypothyroidism (10 people, 6.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zolpidem tartrate (82 people, 52.56%)
- Omeprazole (21 people, 13.46%)
- Prednisone (18 people, 11.54%)
- Gabapentin (17 people, 10.90%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (16 people, 10.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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