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Review: could Lantus cause Suicide attempt?

Summary: Suicide attempt could be caused by Lantus, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Humalog, and have Suicide attempt.

We study 49,852 people who have side effects while taking Lantus from FDA and social media. Among them, 216 have Suicide attempt. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicide attempt and more.

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Lantus

Lantus (latest outcomes from 50,218 users) has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes.

Suicide attempt

Suicide attempt (latest reports from 143,368 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 49,833 people reported to have side effects when taking Lantus. Among them, 216 people (0.43%) have Suicide Attempt. They amount to 0.15% of all the 142,926 people who have Suicide Attempt on eHealthMe.

Trend of Suicide attempt in Lantus reports

Time on Lantus when people have Suicide attempt * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Suicide attempt71.67%11.67%0.00%1.67%5.00%1.67%8.33%

Gender of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Lantus * :

FemaleMale
Suicide attempt61.57%38.43%

Age of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Lantus * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Suicide attempt0.43%0.00%6.38%12.34%18.72%28.51%14.47%19.15%

Severity of Suicide attempt when taking Lantus ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Suicide attempt ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Suicide attempt (64 people, 29.63%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (48 people, 22.22%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (39 people, 18.06%)
  4. Depression (27 people, 12.50%)
  5. Type 1 diabetes mellitus (24 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humalog (42 people, 19.44%)
  2. Solostar (25 people, 11.57%)
  3. Novorapid (21 people, 9.72%)
  4. Lisinopril (21 people, 9.72%)
  5. Seroquel (20 people, 9.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Since starting Lantus, I have noticed a lot of all-over body pain, but the worst of it is in my feet and lower back. My feet burn, hurt and go numb, and has gotten worse with each increase in dosage of the Lantus. Currently on 95 units a day.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • daily headaches - back of the head and temple area

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