Who have Hair loss with Lidocaine - from FDA reports


Hair loss is found among people who take Lidocaine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,411 people who have side effects when taking Lidocaine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 18, 2019

10,411 people reported to have side effects when taking Lidocaine.
Among them, 102 people (0.98%) have Hair loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lidocaine cause Hair loss?

Time on Lidocaine when people have Hair loss *:

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

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

  • female: 81.37 %
  • male: 18.63 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.23 %
  • 20-29: 1.23 %
  • 30-39: 2.47 %
  • 40-49: 40.74 %
  • 50-59: 24.69 %
  • 60+: 29.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 33 people, 32.35%
  2. Depression: 24 people, 23.53%
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 21 people, 20.59%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 13 people, 12.75%
  5. Sleep Disorder: 13 people, 12.75%
  6. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 12 people, 11.76%
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood): 12 people, 11.76%
  8. Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood): 12 people, 11.76%
  9. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 12 people, 11.76%
  10. Nausea And Vomiting: 11 people, 10.78%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa: 54 people, 52.94%
  2. Folic Acid: 38 people, 37.25%
  3. Prilosec: 37 people, 36.27%
  4. Aredia: 36 people, 35.29%
  5. Levaquin: 31 people, 30.39%
  6. Percocet: 28 people, 27.45%
  7. Neurontin: 28 people, 27.45%
  8. Colace: 28 people, 27.45%
  9. Ativan: 28 people, 27.45%
  10. Protonix: 27 people, 26.47%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Joint Pain: 66 people, 64.71%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 54 people, 52.94%
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 44 people, 43.14%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 43 people, 42.16%
  5. Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw): 42 people, 41.18%
  6. Anaemia (lack of blood): 40 people, 39.22%
  7. Back Pain: 40 people, 39.22%
  8. Injury: 37 people, 36.27%
  9. Dizziness: 36 people, 35.29%
  10. Gait Disturbance: 36 people, 35.29%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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