Propranolol hydrochloride and Baldness - from FDA reports

Baldness is found among people who take Propranolol hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, and have Hepatitis c. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,980 people who have side effects when taking Propranolol hydrochloride from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 14, 2018

2,980 people reported to have side effects when taking Propranolol hydrochloride.
Among them, 21 people (0.7%) have Baldness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Propranolol hydrochloride cause Baldness?

Gender of people who have Baldness when taking Propranolol hydrochloride *:

  • female: 95.24 %
  • male: 4.76 %

Age of people who have Baldness when taking Propranolol hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.26 %
  • 30-39: 21.05 %
  • 40-49: 15.79 %
  • 50-59: 15.79 %
  • 60+: 42.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Hepatitis C: 5 people, 23.81%
  2. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus): 3 people, 14.29%
  3. Tooth Abscess (pus formation in tooth): 2 people, 9.52%
  4. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 2 people, 9.52%
  5. Ear Discomfort: 2 people, 9.52%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Coreg: 3 people, 14.29%
  2. Perphenazine: 3 people, 14.29%
  3. Cymbalta: 3 people, 14.29%
  4. Omeprazole: 3 people, 14.29%
  5. Amitriptyline Hydrochloride: 3 people, 14.29%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 5 people, 23.81%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 4 people, 19.05%
  3. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water): 4 people, 19.05%
  4. Constipation: 3 people, 14.29%
  5. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 3 people, 14.29%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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