Lantus and Pneumonia - from FDA reports


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 Humalog, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Pneumonia 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 Oct, 08, 2017

105,990 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus.
Among them, 2,585 people (2.44%) have Pneumonia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lantus cause Pneumonia?

Time on Lantus when people have Pneumonia *:

  • < 1 month: 22.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.31 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.16 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Lantus *:

  • female: 52.07 %
  • male: 47.93 %

Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Lantus *:

  • 0-1: 0.29 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.54 %
  • 20-29: 1.18 %
  • 30-39: 1.62 %
  • 40-49: 7.79 %
  • 50-59: 20.43 %
  • 60+: 68.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (234 people, 9.05%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (189 people, 7.31%)
  • Pain (140 people, 5.42%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (123 people, 4.76%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (98 people, 3.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humalog (510 people, 19.73%)
  • Novolog (416 people, 16.09%)
  • Lasix (402 people, 15.55%)
  • Aspirin (384 people, 14.85%)
  • Lisinopril (254 people, 9.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (429 people, 16.60%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (339 people, 13.11%)
  • Pain (292 people, 11.30%)
  • Nausea (284 people, 10.99%)
  • Weakness (270 people, 10.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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