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Review: Zetia and Lantus

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zetia and Lantus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,075 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Zetia (what 24,962 Zetia users reported?) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is used in high blood cholesterol.

Lantus (what 50,254 Lantus users reported?) has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is used in diabetes.

On Aug, 27, 2014: 1,075 people who take Zetia, Lantus are studied

Zetia, Lantus outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Zetia (ezetimibe)
- Lantus (insulin glargine recombinant)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Zetia is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(2 of 4 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Lantus is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Hepatitis ToxicAstheniaMyocardial InfarctionAngina UnstableMetastases To BoneHaemorrhagen/aNausea
InflammationOedema PeripheralInjuryLoss Of ConsciousnessColon Cancer Stage IvMyositisBlood Glucose Increased
Hepatic Enzyme IncreasedCoughPainRoad Traffic AccidentMetastases To LiverMyopathyAsthenia
AstheniaHypoaesthesiaEmotional DistressVision BlurredMetastases To LungDiabetic NeuropathyDyspnoea
Blood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedSwellingThrombophlebitis SuperficialHypoglycaemia NosMetastases To AdrenalsDiabetes MellitusPain
Diabetes MellitusBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedMuscle SpasmsPancreatic CarcinomaBlood Urea IncreasedVomiting
Pain In ExtremityAnaemiaCardiac Failure AcuteDrug Tolerance DecreasedBack Pain
MyalgiaConfusional StateEdemaPancreatic CarcinomaHypoglycaemia
ArthralgiaGastric UlcerConfusional StateDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlHypotension
Hand DeformityHepatitis ToxicDrug Tolerance DecreasedNeutrophiliaFall

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Zetia is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
(3 of 5 people)
Lantus is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
(2 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Blood Glucose IncreasedNausea
DizzinessBack Pain
Weight DecreasedVomiting
Decreased AppetiteAnaemia
Oedema PeripheralFall
FallRenal Failure Acute

Drug effectiveness by age :

Zetia is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
(3 of 5 people)
Lantus is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
(2 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/an/aNauseaDiabetes MellitusAstheniaPainNausea
Hot FlushPancreatitisRenal Failure AcuteNauseaBlood Glucose Increased
ConvulsionDiabetic KetoacidosisPainDepressionHypotension
Cerebrovascular AccidentCardiac FailureDiabetes MellitusBlood Glucose IncreasedHypoglycaemia
PancreatitisOedemaConfusional StateAnxietyAsthenia
RashNeuropathy PeripheralBlood Creatinine IncreasedDizzinessDyspnoea
Carotid Artery AneurysmPulmonary OedemaArthralgiaDyspnoeaVomiting
InfectionWeight IncreasedIntervertebral Disc ProtrusionAstheniaFatigue
Meningitis ViralInsulin-requiring Type 2 Diabetes MellitusJoint DislocationPyrexiaCardiac Failure Congestive
White Blood Cell Count IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusMental Status ChangesWeight DecreasedFall

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • muscle weakness, back/waist area pain, muscle tightness back part of thighs,
    eyesight worsened especially the left eye, tiredness, elevated glucose levels:
    from 30 units of insulin to 40units, hair loss


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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Zetia (ezetimibe) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Lantus (insulin glargine 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:

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

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