Novolog and Pruritus - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Pruritus with Novolog. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,279 people who have side effects when taking Novolog from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 16, 2017

25,279 people reported to have side effects when taking Novolog.
Among them, 515 people (2.04%) have Pruritus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Novolog cause Pruritus?

Time on Novolog when people have Pruritus *:

  • < 1 month: 31.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 31.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Novolog *:

  • female: 64.03 %
  • male: 35.97 %

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Novolog *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.49 %
  • 20-29: 0.5 %
  • 30-39: 5.47 %
  • 40-49: 11.94 %
  • 50-59: 25.87 %
  • 60+: 54.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (121 people, 23.50%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (87 people, 16.89%)
  • High Blood Pressure (59 people, 11.46%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (54 people, 10.49%)
  • Pain (32 people, 6.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lantus (217 people, 42.14%)
  • Lasix (71 people, 13.79%)
  • Levemir (69 people, 13.40%)
  • Aspirin (69 people, 13.40%)
  • Lipitor (45 people, 8.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (163 people, 31.65%)
  • Nausea (104 people, 20.19%)
  • Fatigue (82 people, 15.92%)
  • Weakness (78 people, 15.15%)
  • Pain (72 people, 13.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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