Lantus and Accidental overdose - from FDA reports


Summary

Accidental overdose is found among people who take Lantus, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humalog, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 97,610 people who have side effects while taking Lantus from FDA. Among them, 189 have Accidental overdose. Find out below who they are, when they have Accidental overdose and more.

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Lantus

Lantus has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Lantus 98,590 users)

Accidental Overdose

Accidental overdose has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, depression, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure (latest reports from 18,712 Accidental overdose patients).

On Feb, 25, 2017

97,610 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus.
Among them, 189 people (0.19%) have Accidental Overdose


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lantus cause Accidental overdose?

Time on Lantus when people have Accidental Overdose *:

  • < 1 month: 60.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Accidental Overdose when taking Lantus *:

  • female: 60.45 %
  • male: 39.55 %

Age of people who have Accidental Overdose when taking Lantus *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.43 %
  • 10-19: 0.71 %
  • 20-29: 2.86 %
  • 30-39: 2.86 %
  • 40-49: 15.71 %
  • 50-59: 22.14 %
  • 60+: 54.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (46 people, 24.34%)
  • Diabetes (33 people, 17.46%)
  • Type 1 Diabetes (25 people, 13.23%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 5.29%)
  • Quit Smoking (6 people, 3.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humalog (33 people, 17.46%)
  • Byetta (29 people, 15.34%)
  • Novolog (28 people, 14.81%)
  • Novorapid (14 people, 7.41%)
  • Aspirin (13 people, 6.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypoglycemia (42 people, 22.22%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (36 people, 19.05%)
  • Blood Glucose Decreased (31 people, 16.40%)
  • Nausea (23 people, 12.17%)
  • Dizziness (22 people, 11.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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