Review: could Januvia cause Alopecia (Hair loss)?
Summary: Alopecia is found among people who take Januvia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes.
We study 19,165 people who have side effects while taking Januvia from FDA and social media. Among them, 111 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.
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Januvia has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 19,565 Januvia 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, 2, 2015: 19,165 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia. Among them, 111 people (0.58%) have Alopecia.
Time on Januvia 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 Januvia * :
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Januvia * :
Severity of Alopecia when taking Januvia ** :
|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 * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (37 people, 33.33%)
- Diabetes mellitus (29 people, 26.13%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 5.41%)
- Blood glucose increased (4 people, 3.60%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 3.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (15 people, 13.51%)
- Glipizide (13 people, 11.71%)
- Synthroid (10 people, 9.01%)
- Lantus (10 people, 9.01%)
- Glyburide (8 people, 7.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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