Review: could Amaryl cause Hair Loss?


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Amaryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Byetta, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 20,761 people who have side effects while taking Amaryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Amaryl

Amaryl has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Amaryl 20,834 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, stress and anxiety, erection problems, chest pain (latest reports from 41,370 Hair loss patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

20,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Amaryl.
Among them, 88 people (0.42%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amaryl cause Hair loss?

Time on Amaryl when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 77.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Amaryl *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Amaryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.6 %
  • 40-49: 7.79 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 61.04 %

Severity if Hair Loss when taking Amaryl **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (18 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus Non-Insulin-Dependent (10 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (9 people)
  • Hypertension (4 people)
  • Herpes Zoster (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Byetta (17 people)
  • Glucophage (16 people)
  • Actos (12 people)
  • Metformin Hcl (11 people)
  • Aspirin (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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