Clopidogrel and Hair color changes - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Hair color changes is found among people who take Clopidogrel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Clopidogrel and have Hair color changes. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 78,666 people who have side effects when taking Clopidogrel from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Dec, 07, 2022

78,666 people reported to have side effects when taking Clopidogrel.
Among them, 48 people (0.06%) have Hair color changes.


What is Clopidogrel?

Clopidogrel has active ingredients of clopidogrel. It is often used in blood clots. eHealthMe is studying from 79,618 Clopidogrel users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Hair color changes?

Hair color changes is found to be associated with 1,118 drugs and 516 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Clopidogrel and Hair color changes reports submitted per year:

Could Clopidogrel cause Hair color changes?

Time on Clopidogrel when people have Hair color changes *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair color changes when taking Clopidogrel *:

  • female: 89.13 %
  • male: 10.87 %

Age of people who have Hair color changes when taking Clopidogrel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 22.73 %
  • 60+: 68.18 %

Common drugs people take besides Clopidogrel *:

  1. Taxotere: 19 people, 39.58%
  2. Neosar: 12 people, 25.00%
  3. Paraplatin: 11 people, 22.92%
  4. Metformin: 11 people, 22.92%
  5. Cytoxan: 9 people, 18.75%
  6. Amlodipine: 7 people, 14.58%
  7. Paracetamol: 6 people, 12.50%
  8. Herceptin: 6 people, 12.50%
  9. Lipitor: 5 people, 10.42%
  10. Coreg: 4 people, 8.33%

Common side effects people have besides Hair color changes *:

  1. Hair Loss: 33 people, 68.75%
  2. Hair Disorder: 33 people, 68.75%
  3. Hair Texture Abnormal: 31 people, 64.58%
  4. Depression: 12 people, 25.00%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 7 people, 14.58%
  6. Breathing Difficulty: 6 people, 12.50%
  7. Pain: 3 people, 6.25%
  8. Back Pain: 3 people, 6.25%
  9. Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure): 3 people, 6.25%
  10. Rashes (redness): 3 people, 6.25%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Breast Cancer Female: 18 people, 37.50%
  2. Breast Cancer: 5 people, 10.42%
  3. Breast Cancer Metastatic: 4 people, 8.33%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 3 people, 6.25%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 3 people, 6.25%
  6. Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (long lasting type of cancer that starts in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow and invades the blood): 3 people, 6.25%
  7. Renal Cell Carcinoma (a kidney cancer): 2 people, 4.17%
  8. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 2 people, 4.17%
  9. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 4.17%
  10. Hair Loss: 2 people, 4.17%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Clopidogrel and have Hair color changes?

Check whether Hair color changes is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on clopidogrel (the active ingredients of Clopidogrel) and Clopidogrel (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).

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