Who have Alopecia scarring when taking Lexapro and Paxil - from FDA reports
Alopecia scarring is found among people who take Lexapro and Paxil, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drugs for < 1 month, also take medication Accutane, and have Acne. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia scarring with Lexapro and Paxil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,258 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro and Paxil from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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1,258 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro and Paxil. Among them, 7 people (0.56%) have Alopecia scarring
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on the drugs when people have alopecia scarring *:
- < 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 alopecia scarring when taking the drugs *:
- female: 0.0 %
- male: 100 %
Age of people who have alopecia scarring when taking th drugs *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 100 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Acne (skin problems that cause pimples): 7 people, 100.00%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zoloft: 7 people, 100.00%
- Klonopin: 7 people, 100.00%
- Accutane: 7 people, 100.00%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Swallowing Difficulty: 7 people, 100.00%
- Rashes (redness): 7 people, 100.00%
- Oral Herpes (viral infection of mouth): 7 people, 100.00%
- Melanocytic Naevus (a type of lesion that contains nevus cells (a type of melanocyte)): 7 people, 100.00%
- Colitis (inflammation of colon): 7 people, 100.00%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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