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 study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,193 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 24, 2018

2,193 people who have Hypothyroidism and Alopecia are studied.

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Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Alopecia *:

  • female: 95.67 %
  • male: 4.33 %

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism and experience Alopecia *:

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 313 people, 14.27%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 190 people, 8.66%
  3. Depression: 162 people, 7.39%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 100 people, 4.56%
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 92 people, 4.20%

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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Synthroid: 890 people, 40.58%
  2. Novothyrox: 388 people, 17.69%
  3. Levothyroxine Sodium: 166 people, 7.57%
  4. Levoxyl: 148 people, 6.75%
  5. Humira: 99 people, 4.51%

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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 639 people, 29.14%
  2. Weight Increased: 379 people, 17.28%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 333 people, 15.18%
  4. Weakness: 329 people, 15.00%
  5. Dizziness: 284 people, 12.95%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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