Review: could Insulin cause Cardiac Arrest?


Summary

Cardiac arrest is found among people who take Insulin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Metformin, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 14,128 people who have side effects while taking Insulin from FDA and social media. Among them, 171 have Cardiac arrest. Find out below who they are, when they have Cardiac arrest and more.

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Insulin

Insulin has active ingredients of insulin pork. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Insulin 17,810 users)

Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, confusional state, drowsiness, diarrhea (latest reports from 61,429 Cardiac arrest patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

14,128 people reported to have side effects when taking Insulin.
Among them, 171 people (1.21%) have Cardiac Arrest


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Insulin cause Cardiac arrest?

Time on Insulin when people have Cardiac Arrest *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cardiac Arrest when taking Insulin *:

  • female: 49.09 %
  • male: 50.91 %

Age of people who have Cardiac Arrest when taking Insulin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.68 %
  • 10-19: 0.68 %
  • 20-29: 6.08 %
  • 30-39: 4.73 %
  • 40-49: 11.49 %
  • 50-59: 19.59 %
  • 60+: 56.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (50 people, 29.24%)
  • Hypertension (20 people, 11.70%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (15 people, 8.77%)
  • Peritoneal Dialysis (8 people, 4.68%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (7 people, 4.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (22 people, 12.87%)
  • Metoprolol (19 people, 11.11%)
  • Lasix (17 people, 9.94%)
  • Lipitor (14 people, 8.19%)
  • Furosemide (14 people, 8.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Myocardial Infarction (21 people, 12.28%)
  • Hypotension (15 people, 8.77%)
  • Dyspnoea (15 people, 8.77%)
  • Lactic Acidosis (13 people, 7.60%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (13 people, 7.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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