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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 5 - 10 years, also take medication Regular insulin, and have Diabetes.

We study 3,416 people who have side effects while taking Insulin from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 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 3,636 Insulin users)

Cardiac arrest

Cardiac arrest has been reported by people with high blood pressure, dialysis, diabetes, pain, depression. (latest reports from 46,037 Cardiac arrest patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 3,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Insulin. Among them, 89 people (2.61%) have Cardiac Arrest.

Trend of Cardiac arrest in Insulin reports

Time on Insulin when people have Cardiac arrest * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cardiac arrest0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Cardiac arrest38.20%61.80%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cardiac arrest0.00%0.00%1.15%5.75%3.45%19.54%18.39%51.72%

Severity of Cardiac arrest when taking Insulin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cardiac arrest ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (5 people, 5.62%)
  2. Peritoneal dialysis (4 people, 4.49%)
  3. Hypertension (4 people, 4.49%)
  4. Psoriasis (4 people, 4.49%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (3 people, 3.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Regular insulin (63 people, 70.79%)
  2. Aspirin (23 people, 25.84%)
  3. Lasix (18 people, 20.22%)
  4. Digoxin (14 people, 15.73%)
  5. Lovenox (14 people, 15.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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