Review: could Insulin cause Diarrhea?
Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Insulin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Regular insulin, and have Diabetes.
We study 3,421 people who have side effects while taking Insulin from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Insulin has active ingredients of insulin pork. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 3,641 Insulin users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 139,351 Diarrhea patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 3,421 people reported to have side effects when taking Insulin. Among them, 55 people (1.61%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Insulin when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Insulin * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Insulin * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Insulin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 20.00%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (6 people, 10.91%)
- Peritoneal dialysis (5 people, 9.09%)
- Depression (4 people, 7.27%)
- Pancreatic carcinoma (3 people, 5.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Regular insulin (34 people, 61.82%)
- Aspirin (20 people, 36.36%)
- Lisinopril (14 people, 25.45%)
- Lantus (10 people, 18.18%)
- Lasix (8 people, 14.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Magnesium for a 59-year old woman with Hypomagnesemia. The patient has Diarrhea
- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Victoza for a 35-year old woman with Diabetes. The patient has Dizziness, Nausea, Heart Palpitations, Breathing Difficulty, Chills, Diarrhea, Fatigue
- A study of side effects of Topamax for a 53-year old woman with Migraine. The patient has Diarrhea
- A study of side effects of Cyclogyl for a 52-year old woman with Eye Redness. The patient has Diarrhoea
- A study of drug interactions between Ditropan, Macrodantin for a 62-year old woman with Paraplegia, Urinary Tract Infection. The patient has Diarrhoea, Abdominal Cramps
Recent Insulin related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Klonopin, Levothyroxine Sodium, Albuterol, Insulin, Lexapro for a 63-year old woman who has Depression
- Comparions of Prozac, Insulin for a 73-year old man who has Diabetes
- Comparions of Topamax, Insulin, Cinnamon, Metformin for a 43-year old woman who has Diabetes
- Comparions of Insulin, Glipizide, Metformin for a 63-year old man who has Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
- Comparions of Insulin, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Emsam, Oxycontin, Valproic Acid for a 58-year old man who has Neuropathy Peripheral
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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