Review: taking Zetia and Lantus together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Zetia and Lantus together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zetia and Lantus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,226 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Zetia

Zetia has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Zetia 27,544 users)

Lantus

Lantus has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Lantus 61,386 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

1,226 people who take Zetia, Lantus are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zetia and Lantus drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Zetia:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Lantus:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Zetia:
  • female: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • male: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
Lantus:
  • female: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Zetia:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
Lantus:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • amnesia
  • ketoacidosis
  • asthenia
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • diabetes mellitus
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • hepatitis toxic
  • inflammation
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
1 - 6 months:
  • oedema peripheral
  • asthenia
  • cough
  • hypoaesthesia
  • swelling
  • angiomyolipoma
  • blood pressure diastolic decreased
  • blood pressure systolic increased
  • diabetic nephropathy
  • glycosylated haemoglobin increased
6 - 12 months:
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain
  • muscle spasms
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
1 - 2 years:
  • angina unstable
  • cardiac failure acute
  • confusional state
  • decreased appetite
  • depression
  • drug tolerance decreased
  • edema
  • hypokalaemia
  • loss of consciousness
  • pancreatic carcinoma
2 - 5 years:
  • metastases to adrenals
  • metastases to bone
  • metastases to liver
  • metastases to lung
  • amnesia
  • angiopathy
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood urea increased
  • cardiac disorder
  • colon cancer stage iv
5 - 10 years:
  • haemorrhage
  • myositis
  • myopathy
  • cramps - muscle
  • knee pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic neuropathy
10+ years:
  • cramps - muscle
  • knee pain
not specified:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoglycaemia
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • back pain
  • fall
  • hypotension

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • blood glucose increased
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • oedema peripheral
  • weight decreased
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoglycaemia
male:
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • hypoglycaemia
  • hypotension
  • dyspnoea
  • renal failure acute
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • fall
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • apathy
  • arthritis
  • bladder cancer
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • bone disorder
  • burnout syndrome
  • cardiovascular disorder
  • cataract
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
20-29:
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • convulsion
  • hot flush
  • nausea
  • pancreatitis
  • rash
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood potassium decreased
  • carotid artery aneurysm
  • drug ineffective
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • pancreatitis
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood glucose decreased
  • blood glucose increased
  • cardiac failure
  • decreased appetite
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
40-49:
  • asthenia
  • renal failure acute
  • diabetes mellitus
  • amnesia
  • nausea
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • confusional state
  • headache
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • depression
  • blood glucose increased
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • back pain
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
60+:
  • nausea
  • hypoglycaemia
  • hypotension
  • blood glucose increased
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • malaise
  • fatigue
  • cardiac failure congestive

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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