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Related topic: Viibryd, Alopecia

Review: could Viibryd cause Alopecia?

Summary: Alopecia could be caused by Viibryd, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Metformin hcl, and have Depression.

We study 1,516 people who have side effects while taking Viibryd from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.

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Viibryd

Viibryd (latest outcomes from 1,658 users) has active ingredients of vilazodone hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (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: 1,529 people reported to have side effects when taking Viibryd. Among them, 17 people (1.11%) have Alopecia. They amount to 0.01% of all the 226,538 people who have Alopecia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Alopecia in Viibryd reports

Time on Viibryd when people have Alopecia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alopecia53.33%40.00%6.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Viibryd * :

FemaleMale
Alopecia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Viibryd * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%11.11%0.00%33.33%16.67%16.67%22.22%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Viibryd ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Alopecia0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Alopecia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (10 people, 58.82%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (2 people, 11.76%)
  3. Anxiety (1 people, 5.88%)
  4. Irritability (1 people, 5.88%)
  5. Major depression (1 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (3 people, 17.65%)
  2. Glimepiride (3 people, 17.65%)
  3. Tramadol hcl (3 people, 17.65%)
  4. Iron (1 people, 5.88%)
  5. Coumadin (1 people, 5.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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