health conditions


Question by  kittytre1 (69)

What medications are known to cause eyelashes to fall out?

I've heard that some prescription drugs make your eyelashes thin or fall out. Which ones do this?


Answer by  ferfer72 (2623)

Three drugs are known that are known to cause eyelashes to fall out. They are Acitretin, Neotigason, and Soriatane. These medicine are used to treat limb defects. Chemotherapy can also cause eyelashes to fall out. Several disease can also cause eyelashes to fall out including leprosy, progeria, ichthyosis, blepharitis, and Siemens syndrome.


Answer by  mani (813)

The eye lashes loss may occur due to side effect of Botulinum. Using Drugs such as miotics, anticoagulants, anticholesterol drugs and antithyroid drugs,may also cause eyelashes to fall out. Some infections like autoimmune diseases can also cause lashes to fall out and alopecia areata is a disease affect the eyelashes.


Answer by  pambam (892)

There are several groups of medications that can produce eyelash loss. Thryoid medications, drugs for lowering cholesterol and certain heart and blood pressure medications can have this effect.


Answer by  pansy (421)

medications that make your eyelashes fall out anything that irratates the eyes can cause hazard super glue or any substance not intended for the eye can do this i am not sure of exact names

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