Januvia and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss 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 Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Januvia

Januvia has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Januvia 38,691 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,240 Hair loss patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

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


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Januvia cause Hair loss?

Time on Januvia when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 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 Hair Loss when taking Januvia *:

  • female: 83.52 %
  • male: 16.48 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss 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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