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Review: could Lantus cause Pneumonia?

Summary: Pneumonia is found among people who take Lantus, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes.

We study 49,922 people who have side effects while taking Lantus from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,454 have Pneumonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pneumonia and more.

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Lantus

Lantus has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 50,299 Lantus users)

Pneumonia

Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 122,910 Pneumonia patients)

On Mar, 31, 2015: 49,922 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus. Among them, 1,454 people (2.91%) have Pneumonia.

Trend of Pneumonia in Lantus reports

Time on Lantus when people have Pneumonia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pneumonia19.23%40.38%1.92%5.77%21.15%7.69%3.85%

Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Lantus * :

FemaleMale
Pneumonia51.54%48.46%

Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Lantus * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pneumonia0.32%0.08%0.79%1.18%1.58%9.38%22.54%64.14%

Severity of Pneumonia when taking Lantus ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pneumonia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (233 people, 16.02%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (231 people, 15.89%)
  3. Hypertension (107 people, 7.36%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (102 people, 7.02%)
  5. Pain (76 people, 5.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (413 people, 28.40%)
  2. Humalog (331 people, 22.76%)
  3. Lasix (317 people, 21.80%)
  4. Novolog (257 people, 17.68%)
  5. Lisinopril (221 people, 15.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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