Could Glimepiride cause Alopecia - from FDA reports
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 . We study 18,635 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA. Among them, 69 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 Glimepiride 19,170 users)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,186 Alopecia patients).
On Dec, 27, 2016
18,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride.
Among them, 69 people (0.37%) have Alopecia
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 85.29 %
- male: 14.71 %
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: 16.67 %
- 50-59: 14.81 %
- 60+: 68.52 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diabetes (27 people, 39.13%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (16 people, 23.19%)
- High Blood Pressure (15 people, 21.74%)
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 7.25%)
- Depression (5 people, 7.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Metformin (21 people, 30.43%)
- Lisinopril (9 people, 13.04%)
- Januvia (9 people, 13.04%)
- Vitamin D (7 people, 10.14%)
- Synthroid (7 people, 10.14%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (15 people, 21.74%)
- Weight Decreased (11 people, 15.94%)
- Dizziness (10 people, 14.49%)
- Headache (9 people, 13.04%)
- Diarrhea (9 people, 13.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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