Is it possible that Arava might cause significant hair loss?

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Can Actemra cause Hair Loss?

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Anonymous

8 Jul 2010

Hi , yes (frequent side efect) loss or thinning of hair

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Anonymous

9 Jul 2010

Yes my friend you may loose a bit of hair, but bald is buttiful. in some places is the hip thing. look at my picture, of course I'm 63

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Cookie56 24 Sep 2010

Are you male? It's different if a woman is bald. Our hair is a part of what makes us us. Thinning hair I think I can deal with, but bald? No thank you. I hope this is just a temporary thing.

21 Oct 2012

One of the side effects listed for Arava is hair loss. I've been on Arava for about 2 1/2 years and at first my hair was falling out very badly! Now it seems to have slowed down a lot. I'm a women so this was very upsetting but my hair has been growing back in. Still on Arava.

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