Fluocinonide and Hair loss - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Hair loss is found among people who take Fluocinonide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Fluocinonide and have Hair loss. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,779 people who have side effects when taking Fluocinonide 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 Mar, 28, 2023

4,779 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluocinonide.
Among them, 95 people (1.99%) have Hair loss.

What is Fluocinonide?

Fluocinonide has active ingredients of fluocinonide. It is often used in eczema. eHealthMe is studying from 4,817 Fluocinonide users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Hair loss?

Hair loss is found to be associated with 3,889 drugs and 3,359 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Fluocinonide and Hair loss reports submitted per year:

Could Fluocinonide cause Hair loss?

Time on Fluocinonide when people have Hair loss *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 92.13 %
  • male: 7.87 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.43 %
  • 30-39: 5.71 %
  • 40-49: 15.71 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 48.57 %

Common drugs people take besides Fluocinonide *:

  1. Calcium: 12 people, 12.63%
  2. Biotin: 11 people, 11.58%
  3. Celebrex: 10 people, 10.53%
  4. Tecfidera: 10 people, 10.53%
  5. Vitamin D: 10 people, 10.53%
  6. Taxotere: 9 people, 9.47%
  7. Triamcinolone: 9 people, 9.47%
  8. Metformin: 8 people, 8.42%
  9. Xanax: 7 people, 7.37%
  10. Synthroid: 6 people, 6.32%

Common side effects people have besides Hair loss *:

  1. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 17 people, 17.89%
  2. Fall: 17 people, 17.89%
  3. Itching: 15 people, 15.79%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 14 people, 14.74%
  5. Hair Texture Abnormal: 14 people, 14.74%
  6. Rashes (redness): 14 people, 14.74%
  7. Memory Loss: 14 people, 14.74%
  8. Rash Erythematous (redness of the skin): 13 people, 13.68%
  9. Head Injury: 13 people, 13.68%
  10. Constipation: 12 people, 12.63%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 11 people, 11.58%
  2. Breast Cancer Female: 8 people, 8.42%
  3. Itching: 6 people, 6.32%
  4. Depression: 6 people, 6.32%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 5 people, 5.26%
  6. High Blood Cholesterol: 5 people, 5.26%
  7. Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (long lasting type of cancer that starts in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow and invades the blood): 5 people, 5.26%
  8. Seborrhoeic Dermatitis (a common, inflammatory skin condition that causes flaky, white to yellowish scales to form on oily areas such as the scalp): 4 people, 4.21%
  9. Dermatitis Atopic (inflammatory, chronically relapsing, non-contagious and pruritic skin disorder): 4 people, 4.21%
  10. Sleep Disorder: 4 people, 4.21%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Fluocinonide and have Hair loss?

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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 fluocinonide (the active ingredients of Fluocinonide) and Fluocinonide (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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