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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 mellitus.

We study 10,060 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

Glimepiride (latest outcomes from 10,306 users) has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes.

Trend of glimepiride reports

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 41,550 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

Trend of Alopecia reports

On Nov, 1, 2014: 10,060 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 31 people (0.31%) have Alopecia.

Trend of Alopecia in Glimepiride reports

Time on Glimepiride when people have Alopecia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alopecia0.00%0.00%14.29%14.29%14.29%57.14%0.00%

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Glimepiride * :

FemaleMale
Alopecia91.43%8.57%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Glimepiride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.25%18.75%75.00%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Glimepiride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Alopecia16.67%66.67%16.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Alopecia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 38.71%)
  2. Hypertension (10 people, 32.26%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (4 people, 12.90%)
  4. Breast cancer (3 people, 9.68%)
  5. Depression (3 people, 9.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (11 people, 35.48%)
  2. Norvasc (8 people, 25.81%)
  3. Clonidine (7 people, 22.58%)
  4. Metformin hcl (6 people, 19.35%)
  5. Lipitor (5 people, 16.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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