Could Januvia cause 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 Diabetes . We study 37,644 people who have side effects while taking Januvia from FDA. Among them, 205 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Januvia

Januvia has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Januvia 38,673 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 79,107 Alopecia patients).

On Dec, 01, 2016

37,644 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia.
Among them, 205 people (0.54%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Januvia cause Alopecia?

Time on Januvia when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Januvia *:

  • female: 83.42 %
  • male: 16.58 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Januvia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.75 %
  • 30-39: 2.99 %
  • 40-49: 11.19 %
  • 50-59: 16.42 %
  • 60+: 68.66 %

Severity of Alopecia **:

  • least: 9.09 %
  • moderate: 63.64 %
  • severe: 18.18 %
  • most severe: 9.09 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (30 people, 14.63%)
  • Aspirin (18 people, 8.78%)
  • Synthroid (17 people, 8.29%)
  • Lantus (14 people, 6.83%)
  • Glipizide (13 people, 6.34%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Type 2 Diabetes (61 people, 29.76%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (15 people, 7.32%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 6.83%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (15 people, 7.32%)
  • Fatigue (14 people, 6.83%)
  • Back Pain (12 people, 5.85%)
  • Weight Increased (11 people, 5.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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