Review: could Insulin cause Diarrhea?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 3,388 people who take Insulin. Among them, 54 have Diarrhea. See who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Insulin (latest outcomes from 3,560 users) has active ingredients of insulin pork. It is often used in diabetes, type 1 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Insulin include hypoglycemia, heart attack, acute kidney failure, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,078,176 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, acupuncture and pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 3,388 people reported to have side effects when taking Insulin. Among them, 54 people (1.59%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Insulin when people have Diarrhea * :
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Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Insulin * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Insulin * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Insulin ** :
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How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 20.37%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (6 people, 11.11%)
- Peritoneal dialysis (5 people, 9.26%)
- Depression (4 people, 7.41%)
- Pancreatic carcinoma (3 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Regular insulin (34 people, 62.96%)
- Aspirin (20 people, 37.04%)
- Lisinopril (14 people, 25.93%)
- Lantus (10 people, 18.52%)
- Plavix (8 people, 14.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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