Review: could Victoza cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,072 people who take Victoza. Among them, 79 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Victoza (latest outcomes from 12,165 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Victoza include nausea aggravated, nausea, blood glucose increased, diarrhea, diarrhoea aggravated.
Hair loss (latest reports from 223,925 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 11,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 79 people (0.69%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Victoza when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Victoza * :
|Hair loss||92.00%||8.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Victoza * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.12%||12.50%||29.69%||54.69% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Victoza ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (55 people, 69.62%)
- Anxiety (4 people, 5.06%)
- Depression (2 people, 2.53%)
- Menopause hot flashes (1 people, 1.27%)
- Restlessness (1 people, 1.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (13 people, 16.46%)
- Actos (2 people, 2.53%)
- Omeprazole (2 people, 2.53%)
- Metformin (2 people, 2.53%)
- Fish oil (2 people, 2.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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