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Review: could Novolog cause Renal failure acute?

Summary: Renal failure acute could be caused by Novolog, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lantus, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 12,190 people who have side effects while taking Novolog from FDA and social media. Among them, 359 have Renal failure acute. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure acute and more.

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On Apr, 7, 2014: 12,189 people reported to have side effects when taking Novolog. Among them, 359 people (2.95%) have Renal Failure Acute. They amount to 0.08% of all the 447,161 people who have Renal Failure Acute on eHealthMe.

Trend of Renal failure acute in Novolog reports

Time on Novolog when people have Renal failure acute * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure acute94.44%5.56%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Renal failure acute when taking Novolog * :

FemaleMale
Renal failure acute53.59%46.41%

Age of people who have Renal failure acute when taking Novolog * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure acute0.00%0.00%1.40%1.12%1.40%14.01%15.41%66.67%

Severity of Renal failure acute when taking Novolog ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal failure acute ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (49 people, 13.65%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (49 people, 13.65%)
  3. Hypertension (40 people, 11.14%)
  4. Pain (37 people, 10.31%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (29 people, 8.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lantus (184 people, 51.25%)
  2. Aspirin (170 people, 47.35%)
  3. Lasix (103 people, 28.69%)
  4. Furosemide (86 people, 23.96%)
  5. Plavix (73 people, 20.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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