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Related topic: Victoza, Hair loss

Review: could Victoza cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Victoza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Metformin hcl, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 12,073 people who have side effects while taking Victoza from FDA and social media. Among them, 79 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Victoza

Victoza (latest outcomes from 12,179 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 226,721 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 12,083 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza. Among them, 79 people (0.65%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.03% of all the 226,534 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Victoza reports

Time on Victoza when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Victoza * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss92.00%8.00%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Victoza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.12%12.50%29.69%54.69%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Victoza ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%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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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • 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?

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

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    My doctor took me off Lisinopril due to the cough and put me on Losartan. After about 1 year I noticed hair breakage and hair loss. Can the hair damage be reverse by going back to Lisinopril?

  • What medications cause hair loss
    Been experiencing hair loss for several months and the loss has increased the last couple of months. My doctor ran thyroid test and it was normal. The loss has been gradual and it is not breaking off, but coming out at the root.

  • I want to use victoza with lantus any one who is on this dual therapy what do you think?
    My blood sugar is getting higher my last a1c was 7.5 i am currently taking lantus and humalog with bad results. When i was on victoza my blood sugar was much better i am considering using victoza with lantus any information would be greatly appreciated

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