Could Novolog cause Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching is found among people who take Novolog, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lantus, and have Diabetes . We study 22,189 people who have side effects while taking Novolog from FDA. Among them, 455 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 diabetes. (latest outcomes from Novolog 22,928 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,259 Itching patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

22,189 people reported to have side effects when taking Novolog.
Among them, 455 people (2.05%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Novolog cause Itching?

Time on Novolog when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 18.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 31.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Novolog *:

  • female: 62.19 %
  • male: 37.81 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Novolog *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.69 %
  • 20-29: 0.56 %
  • 30-39: 5.93 %
  • 40-49: 12.43 %
  • 50-59: 25.42 %
  • 60+: 53.95 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lantus (200 people, 43.96%)
  • Aspirin (66 people, 14.51%)
  • Levemir (61 people, 13.41%)
  • Lasix (60 people, 13.19%)
  • Neurontin (43 people, 9.45%)

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

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Type 2 Diabetes (72 people, 15.82%)
  • High Blood Pressure (56 people, 12.31%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (51 people, 11.21%)
  • Pain (28 people, 6.15%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (23 people, 5.05%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (143 people, 31.43%)
  • Nausea (102 people, 22.42%)
  • Weakness (72 people, 15.82%)
  • Fatigue (70 people, 15.38%)
  • Pain (66 people, 14.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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