Review: could Victoza cause Alopecia?


Summary

Alopecia is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Metformin Hcl, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 12,047 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 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 recombinant. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from Victoza 12,088 users)

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, loss of libido, rashes, drug ineffective, heart palpitations (latest reports from 41,370 Alopecia patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

12,047 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 81 people (0.67%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Victoza cause Alopecia?

Time on Victoza when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Victoza *:

  • female: 92.11 %
  • male: 7.89 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Victoza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.08 %
  • 40-49: 12.31 %
  • 50-59: 30.77 %
  • 60+: 53.85 %

Severity if Alopecia when taking Victoza **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Alopecia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (55 people)
  • Anxiety (4 people)
  • Hypertension (2 people)
  • Depression (2 people)
  • Hair Disorder (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin Hcl (13 people)
  • Metformin (4 people)
  • Fish Oil (2 people)
  • Biotin (2 people)
  • Actos (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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