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 has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 21,096 Amaryl users)
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.
Time on Amaryl when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||0.00%||90.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Amaryl * :
|Hair loss||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Amaryl * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.53%||7.59%||31.65%||58.23% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Amaryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (19 people, 21.84%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (9 people, 10.34%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 10.34%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 5.75%)
- Pain (4 people, 4.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Byetta (17 people, 19.54%)
- Glucophage (16 people, 18.39%)
- Actos (13 people, 14.94%)
- Metformin hcl (11 people, 12.64%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 11.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Tamsulosin, Losartan Potassium, Hydralazine And Hydrochlorthiazide, Glimepiride, Chlorthalidone for a 80-year old man with Prostate Examination Abnormal, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes. The patient has Senile Dementia, Bad Breath
- A study of side effects of Bupropion Hydrochloride for a 46-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Unisom for a 51-year old woman with Insomnia. The patient has Aging Changes In The Face, Menstruation Irregular, Hair Loss, Presbyopia (condition in which the lens of the eye loses its ability to focus, making it difficult to see objects up close)
- A study of side effects of Topiramate for a 43-year old woman with Migraine With Aura. The patient has Dizziness, Burning Sensation, Feeling Cold, Dry Mouth, Hyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal), Hair Texture Abnormal, Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Abilify for a 31-year old woman with Psychosis. The patient has Hair Loss
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