Review: could Lantus cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Lantus, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes mellitus.
We study 49,902 people who have side effects while taking Lantus from FDA and social media. Among them, 178 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Lantus has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Lantus 50,275 users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.(latest reports from Hair loss 41,549 patients)
On Nov, 26, 2014: 49,902 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus. Among them, 178 people (0.36%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Lantus when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||25.00%||25.00%||16.67%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||8.33% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Lantus * :
|Hair loss||75.26%||24.74% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Lantus * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||1.86%||1.86%||2.48%||11.80%||27.95%||54.04% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Lantus ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (43 people, 24.16%)
- Hypertension (26 people, 14.61%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (22 people, 12.36%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (16 people, 8.99%)
- Hepatic neoplasm malignant (13 people, 7.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (46 people, 25.84%)
- Humalog (39 people, 21.91%)
- Actos (32 people, 17.98%)
- Simvastatin (25 people, 14.04%)
- Lipitor (24 people, 13.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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