Review: could Lantus cause Rash?


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 Humalog, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 81,649 people who have side effects while taking Lantus from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,841 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 type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from Lantus 94,061 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 254,287 Rash patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

81,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus.
Among them, 1,841 people (2.25%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lantus cause Rash?

Time on Lantus when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 44.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.2 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.6 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.8 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.8 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.6 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Lantus *:

  • female: 57.18 %
  • male: 42.82 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Lantus *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 1.14 %
  • 20-29: 1.42 %
  • 30-39: 3.62 %
  • 40-49: 15.07 %
  • 50-59: 23.45 %
  • 60+: 54.87 %

Severity if Rash when taking Lantus **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rash **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (472 people, 25.64%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (226 people, 12.28%)
  • Hypertension (192 people, 10.43%)
  • Pain (85 people, 4.62%)
  • Depression (71 people, 3.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humalog (402 people, 21.84%)
  • Novolog (305 people, 16.57%)
  • Aspirin (224 people, 12.17%)
  • Lasix (215 people, 11.68%)
  • Lisinopril (195 people, 10.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (357 people, 19.39%)
  • Pain (254 people, 13.80%)
  • Nausea (238 people, 12.93%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (230 people, 12.49%)
  • Dyspnoea (221 people, 12.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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