Novolog and Pruritus - from FDA reports
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 22,623 people who have side effects while taking Novolog from FDA. Among them, 471 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.
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Novolog has active ingredients of insulin aspart recombinant. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Novolog 22,940 users)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,366 Pruritus patients).
On Feb, 05, 2017
22,623 people reported to have side effects when taking Novolog.
Among them, 471 people (2.08%) have Pruritus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Novolog when people have Pruritus *:
- < 1 month: 35.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.65 %
- 6 - 12 months: 29.41 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.76 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.88 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Novolog *:
- female: 63.28 %
- male: 36.72 %
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Novolog *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.63 %
- 20-29: 0.54 %
- 30-39: 5.98 %
- 40-49: 12.5 %
- 50-59: 25.82 %
- 60+: 53.53 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diabetes (110 people, 23.35%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (74 people, 15.71%)
- High Blood Pressure (58 people, 12.31%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (52 people, 11.04%)
- Pain (28 people, 5.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lantus (202 people, 42.89%)
- Aspirin (69 people, 14.65%)
- Lasix (65 people, 13.80%)
- Levemir (62 people, 13.16%)
- Neurontin (44 people, 9.34%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (148 people, 31.42%)
- Nausea (102 people, 21.66%)
- Weakness (73 people, 15.50%)
- Fatigue (72 people, 15.29%)
- Pain (66 people, 14.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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