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Review: could Lantus cause Rash (Rashes)?

Summary: Rash 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 Aspirin, and have Diabetes.

We study 49,922 people who have side effects while taking Lantus from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,144 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash 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)

Rash

Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 151,048 Rash patients)

On Mar, 4, 2015: 49,922 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus. Among them, 1,201 people (2.41%) have Rash.

Trend of Rash in Lantus reports

Time on Lantus when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash45.95%29.73%6.31%4.50%7.21%6.31%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Lantus * :

FemaleMale
Rash56.48%43.52%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Lantus * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.09%0.37%1.20%1.39%4.90%18.76%21.90%51.39%

Severity of Rash when taking Lantus ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (310 people, 25.81%)
  2. Hypertension (138 people, 11.49%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (107 people, 8.91%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (70 people, 5.83%)
  5. Pain (62 people, 5.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (299 people, 24.90%)
  2. Humalog (290 people, 24.15%)
  3. Novolog (239 people, 19.90%)
  4. Lasix (228 people, 18.98%)
  5. Lisinopril (153 people, 12.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

J. C. Fore (3 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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