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 . We study 84,557 people who have side effects while taking Lantus from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,905 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 Lantus 98,562 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,271 Rash patients).

On Nov, 18, 2016

84,557 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus.
Among them, 1,905 people (2.25%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lantus cause Rash?

Time on Lantus when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 43.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.47 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.78 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Lantus *:

  • female: 57.39 %
  • male: 42.61 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Lantus *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 1.18 %
  • 20-29: 1.38 %
  • 30-39: 3.6 %
  • 40-49: 14.95 %
  • 50-59: 23.74 %
  • 60+: 54.74 %

Severity of Rash **:

  • 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 co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humalog (413 people, 21.68%)
  • Novolog (313 people, 16.43%)
  • Aspirin (224 people, 11.76%)
  • Lasix (218 people, 11.44%)
  • Lisinopril (195 people, 10.24%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Lantus, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (207 people, 10.87%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (127 people, 6.67%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Itching (370 people, 19.42%)
  • Pain (259 people, 13.60%)
  • Nausea (246 people, 12.91%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (231 people, 12.13%)
  • Diarrhea (224 people, 11.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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