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Review: could Victoza cause Alopecia?

We study 12,101 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 79 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Victoza

Victoza (latest outcomes from 12,208 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 228,438 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Aug, 21, 2014: 12,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 79 people (0.65%) have Alopecia. They amount to 0.03% of all the 228,324 people who have Alopecia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Alopecia in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Alopecia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alopecia33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Victoza * :

FemaleMale
Alopecia92.00%8.00%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Victoza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.12%12.50%29.69%54.69%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Victoza ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Alopecia0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Alopecia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (55 people, 69.62%)
  2. Anxiety (4 people, 5.06%)
  3. Depression (2 people, 2.53%)
  4. Menopause hot flashes (1 people, 1.27%)
  5. Restlessness (1 people, 1.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (13 people, 16.46%)
  2. Actos (2 people, 2.53%)
  3. Omeprazole (2 people, 2.53%)
  4. Metformin (2 people, 2.53%)
  5. Fish oil (2 people, 2.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Over past 6+ years, hair has thinned by half.

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    help on Apr, 9, 2014:

    hair loss maybe due to thyroid issues?

    Reply

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