Lithium carbonate and Alopecia - from FDA reports


Summary

Alopecia is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Lithium carbonate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,100 people who have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2017

16,100 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate.
Among them, 102 people (0.63%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Alopecia?

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Lithium carbonate *:

  • female: 85.29 %
  • male: 14.71 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Lithium carbonate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.25 %
  • 20-29: 6.25 %
  • 30-39: 20.31 %
  • 40-49: 29.69 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 12.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hepatitis C (8 people, 7.84%)
  • Depression (8 people, 7.84%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 3.92%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (4 people, 3.92%)
  • Breast Cancer (4 people, 3.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (12 people, 11.76%)
  • Clonazepam (12 people, 11.76%)
  • Effexor (11 people, 10.78%)
  • Depakote (11 people, 10.78%)
  • Geodon (9 people, 8.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (19 people, 18.63%)
  • Nausea (16 people, 15.69%)
  • Fatigue (16 people, 15.69%)
  • Headache (14 people, 13.73%)
  • Drowsiness (14 people, 13.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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