Review: could Lantus cause Pneumonia?
This is a review of Pneumonia by studying 47,590 people who take Lantus. We analyze: the time on Lantus when people have Pneumonia, gender and age of these people, the severity of Pneumonia, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Lantus. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lantus (latest outcomes from 47,982 users) has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes, type 1 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Lantus include blood glucose increased, nausea, blood glucose decreased, hypoglycemia, hypoglycaemia aggravated.
Pneumonia (latest reports from 734,750 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 5, 2014: 47,590 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus. Among them, 1,359 people (2.86%) have Pneumonia.
Time on Lantus when people have Pneumonia * :
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Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Lantus * :
Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Lantus * :
Severity of Pneumonia when taking Lantus ** :
How people recovered from Pneumonia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (227 people, 16.70%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (223 people, 16.41%)
- Hypertension (106 people, 7.80%)
- Multiple myeloma (90 people, 6.62%)
- Pain (76 people, 5.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (397 people, 29.21%)
- Humalog (320 people, 23.55%)
- Lasix (308 people, 22.66%)
- Novolog (240 people, 17.66%)
- Lisinopril (201 people, 14.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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