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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Lantus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 105,990 people who have side effects when taking Lantus from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

105,990 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus.
Among them, 384 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: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 30 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 80.48 %
  • male: 19.52 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.32 %
  • 20-29: 1.65 %
  • 30-39: 3.63 %
  • 40-49: 10.56 %
  • 50-59: 25.41 %
  • 60+: 57.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (41 people, 10.68%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (29 people, 7.55%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (17 people, 4.43%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (16 people, 4.17%)
  • Metastases To Bone (14 people, 3.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humalog (111 people, 28.91%)
  • Novolog (51 people, 13.28%)
  • Metformin (47 people, 12.24%)
  • Aspirin (45 people, 11.72%)
  • Lipitor (43 people, 11.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (73 people, 19.01%)
  • Nausea (68 people, 17.71%)
  • Weight Decreased (58 people, 15.10%)
  • Pain (58 people, 15.10%)
  • Diarrhea (56 people, 14.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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