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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Pruritus with Novolog. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 26,284 people who have side effects when taking Novolog from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 22, 2017

26,284 people reported to have side effects when taking Novolog.
Among them, 536 people (2.04%) have Pruritus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Novolog cause Pruritus?

Time on Novolog when people have Pruritus *:

  • < 1 month: 27.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 27.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Novolog *:

  • female: 64.45 %
  • male: 35.55 %

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Novolog *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.45 %
  • 20-29: 0.48 %
  • 30-39: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 11.84 %
  • 50-59: 25.6 %
  • 60+: 55.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (59 people, 11.01%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (54 people, 10.07%)
  • Pain (33 people, 6.16%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (23 people, 4.29%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (17 people, 3.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lantus (221 people, 41.23%)
  • Levemir (75 people, 13.99%)
  • Lasix (75 people, 13.99%)
  • Aspirin (69 people, 12.87%)
  • Metformin (48 people, 8.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (168 people, 31.34%)
  • Nausea (104 people, 19.40%)
  • Fatigue (84 people, 15.67%)
  • Weakness (78 people, 14.55%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (72 people, 13.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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