Insulin and Psoriasis - from FDA reports


Psoriasis is found among people who take Insulin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Humira, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Psoriasis with Insulin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,025 people who have side effects when taking Insulin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 16, 2017

21,025 people reported to have side effects when taking Insulin.
Among them, 143 people (0.68%) have Psoriasis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Insulin cause Psoriasis?

Gender of people who have Psoriasis when taking Insulin *:

  • female: 61.15 %
  • male: 38.85 %

Age of people who have Psoriasis when taking Insulin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.98 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.93 %
  • 40-49: 11.88 %
  • 50-59: 28.71 %
  • 60+: 50.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (66 people, 46.15%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (36 people, 25.17%)
  • High Blood Pressure (20 people, 13.99%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 12.59%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (13 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (59 people, 41.26%)
  • Enbrel (29 people, 20.28%)
  • Metformin (21 people, 14.69%)
  • Methotrexate (19 people, 13.29%)
  • Solu-Medrol (11 people, 7.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (22 people, 15.38%)
  • Drug Ineffective (21 people, 14.69%)
  • Injection Site Pain (15 people, 10.49%)
  • Rashes (12 people, 8.39%)
  • Itching (11 people, 7.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) has been reported by people with psoriasis, psoriatic arthropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease (latest reports from 179,075 Psoriasis patients).

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