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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 49,896 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

Lantus (latest outcomes from 50,269 users) has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes.

Trend of lantus reports

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

Trend of Hair loss reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 49,896 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus. Among them, 178 people (0.36%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Lantus reports

Time on Lantus when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss25.00%25.00%16.67%0.00%25.00%0.00%8.33%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss75.26%24.74%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%1.86%1.86%2.48%11.80%27.95%54.04%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Lantus ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (43 people, 24.16%)
  2. Hypertension (26 people, 14.61%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (22 people, 12.36%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (16 people, 8.99%)
  5. Hepatic neoplasm malignant (13 people, 7.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (46 people, 25.84%)
  2. Humalog (39 people, 21.91%)
  3. Actos (32 people, 17.98%)
  4. Simvastatin (25 people, 14.04%)
  5. Lipitor (24 people, 13.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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