I have been taking Simvastatin for a year and my hair is falling. Do you think has something to do with it? Also I take Tricor.
Yes, simvastatin can cause hair loss (alopecia).
Dermatologic side effects reported with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors have included eczematous, pruritic rash, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, photosensitivity, purpura, and alopecia. These effects may be manifestations of a hypersensitivity.
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