Review: Zetia and Lantus drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Zetia and Lantus. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,037 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Zetia (latest outcomes from 23,989 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Lantus (latest outcomes from 47,982 users) has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes.
On Feb, 10, 2014: 1,037 people who reported to have interactions when taking Zetia, Lantus are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zetia (ezetimibe)
- Lantus (insulin glargine recombinant)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Zetia, Lantus:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||176|
|Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)||167|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||125|
|Blood Glucose Increased||116|
|Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)||89|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Zetia, Lantus:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Myositis (inflammation of the muscles)||4|
|Metastases To Adrenals (cancer spreads to adrenal gland of kidney)||3|
|Myopathy (a muscular disease in which the muscle fibres do not function)||3|
|Metastases To Lung (cancer spreads to lung)||3|
|Metastases To Liver (cancer spreads to liver)||3|
|Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone)||3|
|Colon Cancer Stage Iv||3|
|Angina Unstable (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle- unstable)||2|
|Diabetic Retinopathy (damage to the retina caused by complications of diabetes)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
- Blood cholesterol increased
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Heparin sodium injection
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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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:
- Zetia is used in:
- Lantus is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Zetia alternatives:
- Lantus alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 year 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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Recent related drug studies:
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