Review: taking Novolog and Humalog kwikpen together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Novolog and Humalog kwikpen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Novolog and Humalog kwikpen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,686 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Novolog

Novolog has active ingredients of insulin aspart recombinant. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Novolog 21,697 users)

Humalog Kwikpen

Humalog kwikpen has active ingredients of insulin lispro recombinant. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Humalog kwikpen 179 users)

On Sep, 15, 2016

1,686 people who take Novolog, Humalog Kwikpen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Novolog and Humalog kwikpen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Novolog:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Humalog Kwikpen:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Novolog:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Humalog Kwikpen:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Novolog:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Humalog Kwikpen:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • abscess
  • blood creatinine increased
  • blood glucose increased
  • exostosis
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • localised infection
  • muscular weakness
  • post procedural haemorrhage
  • skin ulcer
  • hypoglycaemia
1 - 6 months:
  • hypoglycaemia
  • anti-insulin antibody increased
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • anti-insulin antibody positive
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • insulin resistance
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hypersensitivity
  • injection site erythema
  • bladder cancer
6 - 12 months:
  • anti-insulin antibody positive
  • atrial septal defect
  • gastroschisis
  • haemangioma
  • anti-insulin antibody increased
  • hyperglycaemia
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • hypoglycaemia
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • insulin resistance
1 - 2 years:
  • hypoglycaemia
  • hyperglycaemia
  • anti-insulin antibody positive
  • nausea
  • anti-insulin antibody increased
  • bladder cancer
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • diabetic nephropathy
  • diabetic neuropathy
2 - 5 years:
  • hypoglycaemia
  • hyperglycaemia
  • bladder cancer
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • anti-insulin antibody increased
  • anti-insulin antibody positive
  • blood glucose increased
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • death
5 - 10 years:
  • bladder cancer
  • asthenia
  • blood glucose fluctuation
  • blood glucose increased
  • malaise
  • blood glucose decreased
  • convulsion
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • drug ineffective
10+ years:
  • blood glucose increased
  • amnesia
  • balance disorder
  • bladder cancer
  • blood glucose abnormal
  • brain injury
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • cerebral thrombosis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cognitive disorder
not specified:
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood glucose decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • pain
  • hypoglycaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • malaise
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood glucose decreased
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • weight decreased
  • malaise
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
male:
  • blood glucose increased
  • drug ineffective
  • hypoglycaemia
  • blood glucose decreased
  • hyperglycaemia
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • pain
  • anti-insulin antibody positive
  • nausea
  • malaise

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • atrial septal defect
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • gastroschisis
  • haemangioma
  • premature baby
  • blood glucose decreased
  • blood glucose increased
  • cystitis
  • drug ineffective
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
2-9:
  • blood glucose increased
  • angioedema
  • angioneurotic oedema
  • bite
  • blood glucose abnormal
  • blood glucose decreased
  • blood ketone body increased
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • flushing
  • gastroenteritis viral
10-19:
  • blood glucose increased
  • dehydration
  • pain
  • blood glucose decreased
  • convulsion
  • hyperglycaemia
  • anxiety
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aphasia
  • arthralgia
20-29:
  • blood glucose increased
  • anti-insulin antibody positive
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • epilepsy
  • hypoglycaemia
  • lip injury
  • blood glucose decreased
  • aggression
  • agitation
30-39:
  • blood glucose increased
  • anti-insulin antibody increased
  • insulin resistance
  • blood glucose decreased
  • pain
  • injection site pain
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • hyperglycaemia
  • anger
40-49:
  • blood glucose increased
  • malaise
  • skin ulcer
  • pain
  • headache
  • muscular weakness
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
50-59:
  • blood glucose increased
  • hypoglycaemia
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • blood glucose decreased
  • hyperglycaemia
  • drug ineffective
  • malaise
  • dizziness
60+:
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood glucose decreased
  • hypoglycaemia
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • weight decreased
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • renal failure acute
  • dehydration

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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