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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.

We study 20,976 people who have side effects while taking Amaryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 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 21,096 Amaryl users)

Hair loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,734 Hair loss patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 20,976 people reported to have side effects when taking Amaryl. Among them, 87 people (0.41%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Amaryl reports

Time on Amaryl when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%90.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss66.67%33.33%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.53%7.59%31.65%58.23%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Amaryl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (19 people, 21.84%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (9 people, 10.34%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 10.34%)
  4. Hypertension (5 people, 5.75%)
  5. Pain (4 people, 4.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Byetta (17 people, 19.54%)
  2. Glucophage (16 people, 18.39%)
  3. Actos (13 people, 14.94%)
  4. Metformin hcl (11 people, 12.64%)
  5. Aspirin (10 people, 11.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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