Triamcinolone acetonide and Hypertrichosis - from FDA reports

Hypertrichosis is found among people who take Triamcinolone acetonide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Crestor, and have Dermatitis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,405 people who have side effects when taking Triamcinolone acetonide from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2018

5,405 people reported to have side effects when taking Triamcinolone acetonide.
Among them, 6 people (0.11%) have Hypertrichosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Triamcinolone acetonide cause Hypertrichosis?

Time on Triamcinolone acetonide when people have Hypertrichosis *:

  • < 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 Hypertrichosis when taking Triamcinolone acetonide *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Hypertrichosis when taking Triamcinolone acetonide *:

  • 0-1: 16.67 %
  • 2-9: 16.67 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Skin Disorder (skin disease): 1 person, 16.67%
  2. Keloids (overgrown scars left from skin injuries): 1 person, 16.67%
  3. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 1 person, 16.67%
  4. Hypersensitivity: 1 person, 16.67%
  5. Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin resulting from direct irritation by an external agent or an allergic reaction to it): 1 person, 16.67%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Pantoprazole Sodium: 2 people, 33.33%
  2. Crestor: 2 people, 33.33%
  3. Synthroid: 1 person, 16.67%
  4. Coumadin: 1 person, 16.67%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating): 3 people, 50.00%
  2. Hair Loss: 3 people, 50.00%
  3. Abdominal Distension: 2 people, 33.33%
  4. Cushingoid (obesity and weakening of the muscles): 2 people, 33.33%
  5. Heart Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing): 2 people, 33.33%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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