Could Januvia cause Alopecia - from FDA reports
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 . We study 37,806 people who have side effects while taking Januvia from FDA. Among them, 194 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 Januvia 38,683 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 79,169 Alopecia patients).
On Jan, 04, 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:
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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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