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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 mellitus.

We study 19,154 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

Januvia (latest outcomes from 19,551 users) has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes.

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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 Oct, 31, 2014: 19,152 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia. Among them, 111 people (0.58%) have Alopecia.

Trend of Alopecia in Januvia reports

Time on Januvia when people have Alopecia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alopecia16.00%56.00%20.00%0.00%8.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Januvia * :

FemaleMale
Alopecia83.51%16.49%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Januvia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%0.00%1.28%3.85%6.41%19.23%69.23%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Januvia ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Alopecia0.00%62.50%25.00%12.50%

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. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (37 people, 33.33%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (29 people, 26.13%)
  3. Hypertension (6 people, 5.41%)
  4. Blood glucose increased (4 people, 3.60%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 3.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (15 people, 13.51%)
  2. Glipizide (13 people, 11.71%)
  3. Synthroid (10 people, 9.01%)
  4. Lantus (10 people, 9.01%)
  5. Glyburide (8 people, 7.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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