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Review: could Novolog cause Itching?





Summary: Itching is found among people who take Novolog, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lantus, and have Diabetes mellitus.

We study 12,204 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 has active ingredients of insulin aspart recombinant. It is often used in type 1 diabetes. (latest outcomes from Novolog 12,324 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Itching 87,571 patients)

On Dec, 2, 2014: 12,204 people reported to have side effects when taking Novolog. Among them, 287 people (2.35%) have Itching.

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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