Alopecia is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 41,587 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 273 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 117,555 users)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, drug ineffective, high blood pressure, erection problems (latest reports from 47,536 Alopecia patients).
On Aug, 24, 2016
41,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 273 people (0.66%) have Alopecia
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hello everyone, first off I am here to share my father's experience not my own. My Dad is 70 years old and was 69 when he suffered a stroke. He was on the diabetic medication metformin. Over the last few years my Dad lost a lot of weight. For the last year and a half every time my Dad would check his blood sugar it would be perfect. He myself, my Mom and other siblings questioned why his Doctor kept telling him he was still a diabetic and to keep taking this medication. He didn't need it. Now my father has suffered a stroke and the Doctor's cannot tell us why. No history of stroke in our family for his age my Dad is healthy. I've just read some similar stories about this drug lately and if this caused my Dad's stroke and has caused some of your and your loved ones to suffer this horrible thing it has got to stop. Thanks for reading and please any and all feedback would be appreciated.
I am 35 y old woman and takeing bisoprolol furmate for 2 months now 5mg once a day, also had propranol 80mg for a month before , is possible that I'm loosing my hair and weight [10kg in 3 months) becouse I am taking bisoprolol or that's the efect of propranol? thank You for support
I just began taking Metformin 500mg 2 time per day. I am also taking fast acting Apidra insulin. I have not had diabetes for long only about 5 months. I was taking novomix 30/70 however, it wasn't working for spikes so i switched to the Apidra pen and Metformin. After being on this regime for ...
Hello everyone, first off I am here to share my father's experience not my own. My Dad is 70 years old and was 69 when he suffered a stroke. He was on the diabetic medication metformin. Over the last few years my Dad lost a lot of weight. For the last year and a half every time my Dad would ...
Hi There, Just prescribed Metformin for borderline diabetes and am working on preventing it. I am tolerating Metformin pretty well andjust recently developed some dry mouth and am wondering if it's from the Metformin.
Hello. My cycle and I have never been on good terms. I started when I was 9 and my cycle has always been irregular. I would start maybe a couple months then I would have months where I would miss. Then there were some where I was ok then I would have some where I was praying for the pain to ...
Hi group! I have been on pain mgmt for about 4 years. Percice (oxycondone) and baclofen (a muscle relaxer) I go monthly to a pain clinic. Have had many facet joint injections (neck pain on my sole problem) and radio frequency ablations. (neck) Having said all that; here is my "issue." I was ...
I have been losing hair at an alarming rate for about 6 months. I have been taking linzess for a little over 2 years. I just discovered tonight that linzess might be the cause! I hate to stop taking it but I have to!
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