Hydrocortisone and Alopecia - from FDA reports
Alopecia is found among people who take Hydrocortisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Rashes. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Hydrocortisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,427 people who have side effects when taking Hydrocortisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Nov, 21, 2017
16,427 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrocortisone.
Among them, 94 people (0.57%) have Alopecia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Hydrocortisone when people have Alopecia *:
- < 1 month: 60 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 40 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Hydrocortisone *:
- female: 63.33 %
- male: 36.67 %
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Hydrocortisone *:
- 0-1: 9.72 %
- 2-9: 1.39 %
- 10-19: 2.78 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 11.11 %
- 40-49: 16.67 %
- 50-59: 18.06 %
- 60+: 40.28 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rashes (7 people, 7.45%)
- Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (6 people, 6.38%)
- Asthma (6 people, 6.38%)
- Metastatic Malignant Melanoma (4 people, 4.26%)
- Insomnia (4 people, 4.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (10 people, 10.64%)
- Lasix (10 people, 10.64%)
- Triamcinolone (9 people, 9.57%)
- Synthroid (9 people, 9.57%)
- Acetaminophen (9 people, 9.57%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (32 people, 34.04%)
- Breathing Difficulty (20 people, 21.28%)
- Fatigue (18 people, 19.15%)
- Nausea (17 people, 18.09%)
- Chest Pain (17 people, 18.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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