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Review: could Lantus cause Nausea?





Summary: Nausea 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 Byetta, and have Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent.

We study 49,902 people who have side effects while taking Lantus from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,860 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and more.

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Lantus

Lantus has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Lantus 50,275 users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, quit smoking, depression, pain.(latest reports from Nausea 262,794 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 49,902 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus. Among them, 3,860 people (7.74%) have Nausea.

Trend of Nausea in Lantus reports

Time on Lantus when people have Nausea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nausea38.60%15.79%9.65%3.51%19.30%13.16%0.00%

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Lantus * :

FemaleMale
Nausea65.20%34.80%

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Lantus * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nausea0.00%0.08%0.61%1.60%3.69%13.35%29.05%51.62%

Severity of Nausea when taking Lantus ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nausea0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nausea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nausea100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (1,024 people, 26.53%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (653 people, 16.92%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (540 people, 13.99%)
  4. Hypertension (250 people, 6.48%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus insulin-dependent (123 people, 3.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Byetta (1,702 people, 44.09%)
  2. Humalog (908 people, 23.52%)
  3. Aspirin (811 people, 21.01%)
  4. Novolog (667 people, 17.28%)
  5. Metformin hcl (587 people, 15.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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