Alopecia is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 91,550 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 644 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 183,126 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 79,043 Alopecia patients).
On Oct, 21, 2016
91,550 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 644 people (0.7%) have Alopecia
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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