Lantus and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss 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 Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Lantus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 103,252 people who have side effects when taking Lantus from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 11, 2017

103,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus.
Among them, 371 people (0.36%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lantus cause Hair loss?

Time on Lantus when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Lantus *:

  • female: 81.16 %
  • male: 18.84 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Lantus *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.36 %
  • 20-29: 1.69 %
  • 30-39: 3.39 %
  • 40-49: 10.85 %
  • 50-59: 25.08 %
  • 60+: 57.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (89 people, 23.99%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (72 people, 19.41%)
  • High Blood Pressure (40 people, 10.78%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (28 people, 7.55%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (17 people, 4.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humalog (106 people, 28.57%)
  • Novolog (48 people, 12.94%)
  • Aspirin (45 people, 12.13%)
  • Metformin (43 people, 11.59%)
  • Lipitor (43 people, 11.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (68 people, 18.33%)
  • Nausea (65 people, 17.52%)
  • Weight Decreased (56 people, 15.09%)
  • Pain (56 people, 15.09%)
  • Diarrhea (55 people, 14.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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