Review: could Lantus cause Rash?
We study 49,871 people who have side effects while taking Lantus from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,143 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Lantus (latest outcomes from 50,242 users) has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 968,390 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 49,869 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus. Among them, 1,200 people (2.41%) have Rash. They amount to 0.12% of all the 970,861 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.
Time on Lantus when people have Rash * :
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Age of people who have Rash when taking Lantus * :
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How people recovered from Rash ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (310 people, 25.83%)
- Hypertension (138 people, 11.50%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (107 people, 8.92%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (70 people, 5.83%)
- Pain (62 people, 5.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (299 people, 24.92%)
- Humalog (290 people, 24.17%)
- Novolog (239 people, 19.92%)
- Lasix (228 people, 19.00%)
- Lisinopril (153 people, 12.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
J. C. Fore (2 years ago):
I've been on Lantus approximately 8 years and last summer developed a rash of unknown origin. I was told it was Hives but because I'm on several different medications, had no idea what the rash was coming from. The rash got better over the winter but came back this spring. I accidentally went without Lantus for 2 days and the rash on my stomach began to clear up suddenly. I have been on prescription ointment and antihistimine since last summer but nothing seemed to be working. Only when I accidentally went without Lantus for 2 days did it begin to clear up. I went right back on the Lantus and now there is a rash on my butt. Could this be causing the allergic reaction? What do I do now for controlling my sugar?
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Caitlin on Jul, 23, 2014:
Hey I know this was posted a long time ago but did you ever stop the restasis and see if your rash went away?
Connie Engle on May, 20, 2011:
Started having a very bad skin and scalp rash and itching a few days after taking Restasis. I'm still using it and still going nuts with the rash. Do you think it is related? No other new meds, topical started recently.
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