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Review: could Novolog cause Pruritus (Itching)?

We study 12,201 people who have side effects while taking Novolog from FDA and social media. Among them, 287 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.

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Novolog

Novolog (latest outcomes from 12,320 users) has active ingredients of insulin aspart recombinant. It is often used in diabetes.

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 544,797 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 12,201 people reported to have side effects when taking Novolog. Among them, 287 people (2.35%) have Pruritus. They amount to 0.05% of all the 544,293 people who have Pruritus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pruritus in Novolog reports

Time on Novolog when people have Pruritus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pruritus42.11%15.79%21.05%10.53%10.53%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Novolog * :

FemaleMale
Pruritus55.48%44.52%

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Novolog * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pruritus0.00%0.00%3.27%0.00%6.94%13.47%22.86%53.47%

Severity of Pruritus when taking Novolog ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pruritus ** :

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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