Hypothyroidism and Alopecia - from FDA reports

Alopecia is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Synthroid and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Hypothyroidism. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,515 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA , and is updated regularly.


On Jun, 11, 2018

1,515 people who have Hypothyroidism and Alopecia are studied.

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Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Alopecia *:

  • female: 94.78 %
  • male: 5.22 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Alopecia *:

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.28 %
  • 20-29: 3.5 %
  • 30-39: 8.05 %
  • 40-49: 14.58 %
  • 50-59: 23.2 %
  • 60+: 50.09 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 249 people, 16.44%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 147 people, 9.70%
  3. Depression: 117 people, 7.72%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 85 people, 5.61%
  5. Pain: 66 people, 4.36%
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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Synthroid: 787 people, 51.95%
  2. Levothyroxine Sodium: 166 people, 10.96%
  3. Levoxyl: 143 people, 9.44%
  4. Humira: 91 people, 6.01%
  5. Fosamax: 55 people, 3.63%
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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 322 people, 21.25%
  2. Weight Increased: 214 people, 14.13%
  3. Weakness: 179 people, 11.82%
  4. Headache (pain in head): 159 people, 10.50%
  5. Diarrhea: 143 people, 9.44%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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