Lipitor and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Lipitor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185,636 people who have side effects when taking Lipitor from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2017

185,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Lipitor.
Among them, 1,765 people (0.95%) have Hair loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lipitor cause Hair loss?

Time on Lipitor when people have Hair loss *:

  • < 1 month: 15.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.33 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

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

  • female: 78.99 %
  • male: 21.01 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 0.23 %
  • 10-19: 0.08 %
  • 20-29: 0.31 %
  • 30-39: 3.2 %
  • 40-49: 8.57 %
  • 50-59: 20.58 %
  • 60+: 66.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (62 people, 3.51%)
  • Depression (60 people, 3.40%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (57 people, 3.23%)
  • Diabetes (55 people, 3.12%)
  • Pain (51 people, 2.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (178 people, 10.08%)
  • Synthroid (156 people, 8.84%)
  • Plavix (107 people, 6.06%)
  • Norvasc (101 people, 5.72%)
  • Nexium (100 people, 5.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (230 people, 13.03%)
  • Weakness (190 people, 10.76%)
  • Nausea (167 people, 9.46%)
  • Joint Pain (163 people, 9.24%)
  • Pain (161 people, 9.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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