Victoza and Alopecia - from FDA reports


Summary

Alopecia is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Metformin, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 22,371 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA. Among them, 139 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Victoza

Victoza has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 22,876 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 79,219 Alopecia patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

22,371 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 139 people (0.62%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Victoza cause Alopecia?

Time on Victoza when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Victoza *:

  • female: 90.08 %
  • male: 9.92 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Victoza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.83 %
  • 30-39: 4.59 %
  • 40-49: 11.93 %
  • 50-59: 25.69 %
  • 60+: 55.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (85 people, 61.15%)
  • Diabetes (13 people, 9.35%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 4.32%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 3.60%)
  • Depression (4 people, 2.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (10 people, 7.19%)
  • Levemir (5 people, 3.60%)
  • Lantus (5 people, 3.60%)
  • Invokana (4 people, 2.88%)
  • Aubagio (4 people, 2.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (18 people, 12.95%)
  • Appetite - Decreased (12 people, 8.63%)
  • Nausea (10 people, 7.19%)
  • Diarrhea (10 people, 7.19%)
  • Weakness (6 people, 4.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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