Apidra side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Apidra side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Apidra. The review is based on 5,830 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Apidra

Apidra has active ingredients of insulin glulisine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Apidra 5,885 users)

On Jul, 20, 2017

5,830 people who take Apidra are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Apidra side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • suicide attempt
  • blood glucose increased
  • hypotension
  • tongue ulceration
  • death
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • malaise
  • pruritus
  • urticaria
  • drug ineffective
1 - 6 months:
  • hypoglycaemia
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • urticaria
  • myocardial infarction
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • death
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • hyperglycaemia
  • blood glucose increased
6 - 12 months:
  • abdominal pain
  • dehydration
  • premature baby
  • syncope
  • urinary tract infection
  • blood creatinine increased
  • blood glucose increased
  • chest discomfort
  • confusional state
  • cough
1 - 2 years:
  • hypoglycaemic coma
  • dyspnoea
  • pelvic fracture
  • vertigo
  • vomiting
  • amnesia
  • blood glucose increased
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • hypoglycaemia
  • hypoglycaemic unconsciousness
2 - 5 years:
  • urinary tract infection
  • drug ineffective
  • glycosylated haemoglobin increased
  • hyperglycaemia
  • lung neoplasm malignant
  • myocardial infarction
  • polycythaemia
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • bladder cancer
  • blood glucose increased
5 - 10 years:
  • glycosylated haemoglobin increased
  • hepatic failure
  • hypoglycaemia
  • international normalised ratio abnormal
  • loss of consciousness
  • myocardial infarction
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • diabetic hyperosmolar coma
10+ years:
  • asthma
  • colon cancer
  • malaise
  • muscle twitching
  • nausea
  • presyncope
  • respiratory failure
not specified:
  • blood glucose increased
  • drug ineffective
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hypoglycaemia
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • visual impairment
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • diabetic ketoacidosis

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • blood glucose increased
  • vomiting
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hypoglycaemia
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • visual impairment
  • malaise
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • urinary tract infection
male:
  • blood glucose increased
  • drug ineffective
  • death
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hypoglycaemia
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • visual impairment
  • weight increased
  • visual acuity reduced

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • bronchitis
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • myocardial infarction
  • premature baby
  • unresponsive to stimuli
2-9:
  • drug ineffective
  • blood glucose increased
  • epilepsy
  • urine ketone body present
  • accidental overdose
  • convulsion
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hypoglycaemia
  • ketoacidosis
  • night sweats
10-19:
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • blood glucose increased
  • drug ineffective
  • ketoacidosis
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • blood glucose fluctuation
  • urticaria
  • weight decreased
  • hypoglycaemia
20-29:
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • vomiting
  • hyperglycaemia
  • urinary tract infection
  • blood glucose increased
  • stillbirth
  • drug ineffective
  • suicide attempt
  • weight increased
30-39:
  • blood glucose increased
  • drug ineffective
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • hypoglycaemia
  • hyperglycaemia
  • vomiting
  • white blood cell count increased
  • weight increased
  • pneumonia
  • blood glucose decreased
40-49:
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hypoglycaemia
  • vomiting
  • blood glucose increased
  • drug ineffective
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • nausea
  • vision blurred
  • visual acuity reduced
  • visual impairment
50-59:
  • blood glucose increased
  • weight increased
  • hypoglycaemia
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • hyperglycaemia
  • myocardial infarction
  • visual impairment
  • weight decreased
  • cerebrovascular accident
60+:
  • blood glucose increased
  • hypoglycaemia
  • vomiting
  • hyperglycaemia
  • visual impairment
  • weight decreased
  • pneumonia
  • weight increased
  • death
  • drug ineffective

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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