Januvia and Alopecia - from FDA reports


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 Metformin, and have Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Januvia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 37,806 people who have side effects when taking Januvia from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 13, 2017

37,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia.
Among them, 194 people (0.51%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Januvia cause Alopecia?

Time on Januvia when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 18.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.16 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Januvia *:

  • female: 83.52 %
  • male: 16.48 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Januvia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.63 %
  • 40-49: 11.38 %
  • 50-59: 13.82 %
  • 60+: 73.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (59 people, 30.41%)
  • Diabetes (54 people, 27.84%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 6.19%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 5.67%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 3.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (26 people, 13.40%)
  • Aspirin (18 people, 9.28%)
  • Synthroid (15 people, 7.73%)
  • Lantus (14 people, 7.22%)
  • Glipizide (12 people, 6.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (15 people, 7.73%)
  • Fatigue (13 people, 6.70%)
  • Back Pain (12 people, 6.19%)
  • Gait Disturbance (10 people, 5.15%)
  • Cough (10 people, 5.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Alopecia when taking Januvia?

Januvia

Januvia has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Januvia 38,698 users)

Alopecia

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 79,285 Alopecia patients).

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