Review: could Glimepiride cause Alopecia (Hair loss)?
Summary: Alopecia is found among people who take Glimepiride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Diabetes.
We study 10,072 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.
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Glimepiride has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 10,318 Glimepiride users)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,734 Alopecia patients)
On Mar, 26, 2015: 10,070 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 31 people (0.31%) have Alopecia.
Time on Glimepiride when people have Alopecia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Glimepiride * :
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Glimepiride * :
Severity of Alopecia when taking Glimepiride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Alopecia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 38.71%)
- Hypertension (10 people, 32.26%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (4 people, 12.90%)
- Breast cancer (3 people, 9.68%)
- Depression (3 people, 9.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (11 people, 35.48%)
- Norvasc (8 people, 25.81%)
- Clonidine (7 people, 22.58%)
- Metformin hcl (6 people, 19.35%)
- Lipitor (5 people, 16.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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