Review: could Lantus cause Hair loss?
We study 49,896 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 (latest outcomes from 50,268 users) has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes.
Hair loss (latest reports from 229,238 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 49,896 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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