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.
We study 49,927 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 50,305 Lantus users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,762 Hair loss patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 49,922 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Hydralazine Hydrochloride for a 56-year old man with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Amlodipine Besylate for a 66-year old woman with Hypertension. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Diazepam for a 32-year old woman with Stress And Anxiety. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Centrum, Biotin, Lexapro, Vitamin D, Verapamil Hydrochloride, Losartan for a 65-year old woman with Vitamin B2 Deficiency, Hair Growth Abnormal, Anxiety Disorder, Vitamin D Decreased, Blood Pressure Increased. The patient has Hair Loss, Night Sweats
- A study of drug interactions between Zoloft, Hydrochlorothiazide, Metoprolol Tartrate for a 65-year old woman with Panic Attack, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Hair Loss, Abdominal Bloating, Ureteral Spasm, Pelvic Discomfort
Recent Lantus related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Metformin, Novolog Flexpen, Lantus Solostar for a 50-year old woman who has Diabetes
- Comparions of Victoza, Lantus for a 65-year old man who has Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
- Comparions of Lantus Solostar, Byetta, Tradjenta for a 50-year old woman who has Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
- Comparions of Byetta, Levemir, Lantus, Novolog for a 77-year old man who has Diabetes Mellitus Insulin-dependent
- Comparions of Lantus, Effient, Metformin Hydrochloride; Repaglinide, Metoprolol Tartrate, Tricor for a 67-year old man who has High Blood Cholesterol
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