Review: could Insulin cause Paranoia?


Paranoia is found among people who take Insulin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Atorvastatin, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 14,128 people who have side effects while taking Insulin from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Paranoia. Find out below who they are, when they have Paranoia and more.

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Insulin has active ingredients of insulin pork. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Insulin 19,152 users)


Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia (latest reports from 14,298 Paranoia patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

14,128 people reported to have side effects when taking Insulin.
Among them, 11 people (0.08%) have Paranoia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Insulin cause Paranoia?

Gender of people who have Paranoia when taking Insulin *:

  • female: 72.73 %
  • male: 27.27 %

Age of people who have Paranoia when taking Insulin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 18.18 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 27.27 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 27.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (7 people, 63.64%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Hypertension (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Cystic Fibrosis (3 people, 27.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Atorvastatin (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Nystatin. (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Humalog (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Allopurinol. (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Symbicort (3 people, 27.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Toxicity To Various Agents (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Tardive Dyskinesia (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Insomnia (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Hallucinations, Mixed (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Anxiety (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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