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Review: could Novolog cause Itching?

We study 12,198 people who have side effects while taking Novolog from FDA and social media. Among them, 287 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Novolog

Novolog (latest outcomes from 12,317 users) has active ingredients of insulin aspart recombinant. It is often used in type 1 diabetes.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 544,751 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Jun, 22, 2014: 12,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Novolog. Among them, 287 people (2.35%) have Itching. They amount to 0.05% of all the 543,065 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Itching in Novolog reports

Time on Novolog when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching42.11%15.79%21.05%10.53%10.53%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Novolog * :

FemaleMale
Itching55.48%44.52%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Novolog * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%3.27%0.00%6.94%13.47%22.86%53.47%

Severity of Itching when taking Novolog ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Itching ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (55 people, 19.16%)
  2. Hypertension (33 people, 11.50%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (33 people, 11.50%)
  4. Bronchitis (13 people, 4.53%)
  5. Obesity (12 people, 4.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lantus (136 people, 47.39%)
  2. Aspirin (72 people, 25.09%)
  3. Lasix (50 people, 17.42%)
  4. Lipitor (36 people, 12.54%)
  5. Niaspan (36 people, 12.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I've been on Herceptin 10 months. About 2 months ago, I started having sudden bouts of intense itchy skin that I cannot tolerate. It affects different places on my body; arms, chest, neck, back, legs, just about anywhere, and usually more than one place at same time. I generally wipe with a cool washcloth, and lotion up. That helps reduce the intensity of itching, but it's not complete relief.

    Now, for 2 days, I've had a painful rash on my ribs, below the left breast. It is NOT in a fold where an infection could occur. If it matters, the rash is on the same side as the breast cancer.

    I called the cancer center, where a nurse said it was likely shingles. I have been a medical professional in the past, and this does not look like shingles. There is no weeping, no vesicles, it is completely smooth. I take benadryl 50mg 3x daily, and Acyclovir 400mg x2 daily (prophylactically). I'd be surprised if it turns out to be shingles.

    Nothing has explained the itching bouts that I have everywhere else. I've read that Herceptin can cause itching in a small percentage of people. The nurse said that this only occurs as a possible reaction at the beginning of treatment, which is not my case. What do think about the itching? What about the rash?

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