Insulin and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Insulin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Metformin, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Insulin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,706 people who have side effects when taking Insulin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 25, 2017

18,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Insulin.
Among them, 745 people (3.98%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Insulin cause Diarrhea?

Time on Insulin when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 57.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Insulin *:

  • female: 54.69 %
  • male: 45.31 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Insulin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.54 %
  • 10-19: 0.54 %
  • 20-29: 1.62 %
  • 30-39: 4.32 %
  • 40-49: 10.07 %
  • 50-59: 24.1 %
  • 60+: 58.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (229 people, 30.74%)
  • High Blood Pressure (93 people, 12.48%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (85 people, 11.41%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (43 people, 5.77%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (40 people, 5.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (131 people, 17.58%)
  • Lantus (66 people, 8.86%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 5.91%)
  • Aspirin (44 people, 5.91%)
  • Humira (42 people, 5.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (194 people, 26.04%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (164 people, 22.01%)
  • Fatigue (114 people, 15.30%)
  • Weakness (105 people, 14.09%)
  • Abdominal Pain (92 people, 12.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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