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Review: could Novolog cause Pruritus (Itching)?

Summary: Pruritus 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.

We study 12,214 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 has active ingredients of insulin aspart recombinant. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 12,334 Novolog users)

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 90,920 Pruritus patients)

On Apr, 27, 2015: 12,214 people reported to have side effects when taking Novolog. Among them, 287 people (2.35%) have Pruritus.

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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