I have a female friend and she has been prescribed Crestor40mg and since starting on this drug she has started to have significant hair loss,is there any corelation between the taking of this drug and hair loss
15 Jan 2011
I did check possible side effects and it is not listed, although it is not listed, side effects lists are not always complete, I do not know why.
Your friend must contact his / her Dr. asap and inform him / her what she is experiencing because this is not normal at all.-
Possible list of side effects for future reference:
Report side effects to 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
I hope your friend gets well soon.
All the best and take care.-
27 Apr 2013
i did the same thing ,i am female and had alway's very heathy thick hair.i went on crestor 40mg,.in a week or two in my shower my hair just started little at a time just coming out by thick strand's i dreaded brushing it ,id cry when i did,i lost 80% of my mane.had test's by my md.i was good to go he said it might be stress.i knew better; i bought a short real hair wig for 3 mnth's.then i found a specialist dermo dr,his diagnosis was a high mg of crestor.i went thru the ruff.i took his advice stopped med's,started a regimet of vitamin d-e=b12 ,and fish oil.within 4 mnth's my hair began to come bk in ,now i have more hair than i started with.me and my beautiful hair.hope this help's.
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