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 49,833 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.
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.
Time on Lantus when people have Suicide attempt * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Suicide attempt||71.67%||11.67%||0.00%||1.67%||5.00%||1.67%||8.33% |
Gender of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Lantus * :
|Suicide attempt||61.57%||38.43% |
Age of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Lantus * :
|Suicide attempt||0.43%||0.00%||6.38%||12.34%||18.72%||28.51%||14.47%||19.15% |
Severity of Suicide attempt when taking Lantus ** :
How people recovered from Suicide attempt ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Suicide attempt (64 people, 29.63%)
- Diabetes mellitus (48 people, 22.22%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (39 people, 18.06%)
- Depression (27 people, 12.50%)
- Type 1 diabetes mellitus (24 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humalog (42 people, 19.44%)
- Solostar (25 people, 11.57%)
- Novorapid (21 people, 9.72%)
- Lisinopril (21 people, 9.72%)
- Seroquel (20 people, 9.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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