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Can the medication for hypertension cause baldness ?

Age: 69, Male, Hypertension and Type II DM on oral anti diatetes/hypertensive drugs (Glebenclamide 2.5 mg BD, Metformin 500mgm BD and Ramipril 5mgm OD, Atenolol 50 mgm OD, amlidopine 5 mgm OD). Both conditions under control. Can any of these drugs cause baldness? I have been rapidly balding of late.
Asked On : Sun, 19 Jun 2011
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welcome to healthcaremagic..
its not your medication that is causing you baldness,it is because of your stress and age which is a normal phenomenon..people lose hair cos of age..if its very rapid get a complete blood test to rule out infections..
Answered: Sun, 19 Jun 2011
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