Who have Hair loss with Metoprolol tartrate - from FDA reports


Hair loss is found among people who take Metoprolol tartrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have High blood cholesterol. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 54,144 people who have side effects when taking Metoprolol tartrate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 14, 2018

54,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol tartrate.
Among them, 508 people (0.94%) have Hair loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metoprolol tartrate cause Hair loss?

Time on Metoprolol tartrate when people have Hair loss *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Metoprolol tartrate *:

  • female: 82.96 %
  • male: 17.04 %

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Metoprolol tartrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.54 %
  • 10-19: 0.27 %
  • 20-29: 0.8 %
  • 30-39: 1.07 %
  • 40-49: 9.38 %
  • 50-59: 13.67 %
  • 60+: 74.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol: 47 people, 9.25%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 28 people, 5.51%
  3. Breast Cancer Female: 27 people, 5.31%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 22 people, 4.33%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 22 people, 4.33%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lipitor: 46 people, 9.06%
  2. Lasix: 44 people, 8.66%
  3. Lisinopril: 43 people, 8.46%
  4. Furosemide: 43 people, 8.46%
  5. Simvastatin: 41 people, 8.07%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 104 people, 20.47%
  2. Diarrhea: 83 people, 16.34%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 80 people, 15.75%
  4. Rashes (redness): 76 people, 14.96%
  5. Pain: 72 people, 14.17%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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