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 (latest outcomes from 12,179 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.
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.
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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Over past 6+ years, hair has thinned by half.
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hair loss maybe due to thyroid issues?
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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.
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