Glimepiride and Alopecia - from FDA reports


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 Metformin, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Glimepiride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,347 people who have side effects when taking Glimepiride from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 14, 2017

20,347 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride.
Among them, 81 people (0.4%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glimepiride cause Alopecia?

Time on Glimepiride when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Glimepiride *:

  • female: 85 %
  • male: 15 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Glimepiride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.13 %
  • 50-59: 12.9 %
  • 60+: 70.97 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (30 people, 37.04%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 23.46%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (17 people, 20.99%)
  • Hypothyroidism (7 people, 8.64%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (7 people, 8.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (26 people, 32.10%)
  • Lisinopril (9 people, 11.11%)
  • Januvia (9 people, 11.11%)
  • Synthroid (8 people, 9.88%)
  • Norvasc (7 people, 8.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (18 people, 22.22%)
  • Diarrhea (12 people, 14.81%)
  • Weight Decreased (11 people, 13.58%)
  • Dizziness (11 people, 13.58%)
  • Headache (10 people, 12.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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