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Review: could Insulin cause Psoriasis?

We study 3,409 people who have side effects while taking Insulin from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Psoriasis. Find out below who they are, when they have Psoriasis and more.

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Insulin

Insulin (latest outcomes from 3,629 users) has active ingredients of insulin pork. It is often used in diabetes.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) (latest reports from 127,752 patients) has been reported by people with psoriatic arthropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 3,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Insulin. Among them, 9 people (0.26%) have Psoriasis. They amount to 0.01% of all the 127,860 people who have Psoriasis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Psoriasis in Insulin reports

Time on Insulin when people have Psoriasis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Psoriasis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Psoriasis when taking Insulin * :

FemaleMale
Psoriasis66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Psoriasis when taking Insulin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Psoriasis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%62.50%0.00%37.50%

Severity of Psoriasis when taking Insulin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Psoriasis0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Psoriasis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Psoriasis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cardiac disorder (1 people, 11.11%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 11.11%)
  3. Psoriasis (1 people, 11.11%)
  4. Diabetes (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. High blood pressure (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Regular insulin (7 people, 77.78%)
  2. Nph insulin (7 people, 77.78%)
  3. Trazodone hcl (6 people, 66.67%)
  4. Zoloft (5 people, 55.56%)
  5. Ibuprofen (5 people, 55.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I had to take up to 98mgs a day to get the skin conditions under control. Have slowly been coming off the drugs and am now down to 26mgs a day. Have developed Dysphonia and a slew of other side effects including osteo arthritis [knees], osteopeosis, occular hypertension, had both lenses in my eyes replaced, gastritis, diavaticulitis to name but a few...am desparate to get off the cortisone...any help would be most welcomed and thank you!

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  • Every drug I was taking cautioned of causing leukocytoclastic vasculitis. Along with this condition I acquired a raging yeast infection which caused me to need fluconazole to treat this condition and this drug also causes symptoms of leukocytoclastic vasculitis. I got off all meds and was prescribed lantus insulin to try to assist in controlling blood sugar. I am monitoring blood pressure and blood sugar several times a day and watching the leg / ankle malady to see if more pustules and rash persist. I started by on the lisinopril for high blood pressure and the rash heightened and spread. So I have stopped the lisinopril and the rash is subsiding. I won't take any medication until this LV clears up - it is very scary, debilitating and a ground for infection. I think drugs are prescribed as bandaids and I realize I have to check the side effects and interactions of drugs and be so much more proactive than I have been - including the type II diabetes. I will never just take prescribed medicine without researching myself - ever again.

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