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Levemir vs Novolog for a male patient aged 60

Summary: 1,044 male patients aged 60 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Levemir vs Novolog for a male aged 60. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Levemir (latest outcomes from 7,492 users) has active ingredients of insulin detemir. It is often used in diabetes.

Novolog (latest outcomes from 12,336 users) has active ingredients of insulin aspart recombinant. It is often used in diabetes.

On Apr, 19, 2015: 1,044 male patients aged 53 who take the same drugs are studied in Levemir vs Novolog

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male53diabitis

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Levemir insulin detemirNovo Nordisk
Novolog insulin aspart recombinantNovo Nordisk Inc

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 53 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Levemir (Novo Nordisk)Novolog (Novo Nordisk Inc)
Blood Glucose IncreasedBlood Glucose Increased
NauseaNausea
Blood Glucose DecreasedVomiting
Decreased AppetiteWeight Decreased
Weight DecreasedBlood Glucose Decreased
DizzinessDyspnoea
HyperhidrosisDizziness
Urinary Tract InfectionAsthenia
Injection Site HypersensitivityHypoglycaemia
Nerve InjuryMyocardial Infarction

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Levemir (Novo Nordisk)Novolog (Novo Nordisk Inc)
Hypoglycaemia
Hyperhidrosis
Hyperglycaemia
Blood Glucose Increased
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
Sepsis
Cardiac Arrest
Bradycardia
Anti-insulin Antibody Positive
Sudden Death

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Levemir0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%
Novolog0.00%38.46%23.08%30.77%7.69%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Levemir (insulin detemir) is often used to treat diabetes. Novolog (insulin aspart recombinant) is often used to treat diabetes. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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