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Review: could Viibryd cause Alopecia (Hair loss)?

Summary: Alopecia is found among people who take Viibryd, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Glimepiride, and have Depression.

We study 1,573 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 has active ingredients of vilazodone hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 1,727 Viibryd users)

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,705 Alopecia patients)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 1,564 people reported to have side effects when taking Viibryd. Among them, 17 people (1.09%) have Alopecia.

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. Irritability (1 people, 5.88%)
  4. Major depression (1 people, 5.88%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (1 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

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

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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