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Insulin detemir

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ATC Code: A10AE05

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MedDRA Preferred Term Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels
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Upper respiratory tract infection Upper respiratory tract infection 11.2% - 42.6% x x x
Headache Headache 5.3% - 32.2% x x x x
Pharyngitis Pharyngitis 5.2% - 20.9% x x x
Influenza like illness Influenza like illness 6.2% - 20.9% x x
Influenza-like symptoms 5.4% x
Viral infection Viral infection 2% - 7.8% x x x
Nausea Nausea 2.6% - 7% x x x x
Vomiting Vomiting 1.9% - 10.4% x x x
Back pain Back pain 3% - 8.1% x x x
Body temperature increased Body temperature increased 1.2% - 10.3% x x x
Abdominal pain Abdominal pain 2.6% - 13.4% x x x
Gastrointestinal pain Abdominal pain 2.6% - 13.4% x x x
Gastroenteritis Gastroenteritis 3.1% - 16.8% x x x
Cough Cough 1.8% - 8.2% x x x
Diarrhoea Diarrhoea 3.2% - 4.2% x x
Rhinitis Rhinitis 2.2% - 6.5% x x x
Injury Accidental injury 3% - 3.2% x
Retinal disorder Retinal disorder 2.4% x x x
Bronchitis Bronchitis 1.9% - 5% x x x
Sinusitis Sinusitis 2% - 2.1% x
Arthralgia Arthralgia 1.9% x
Musculoskeletal discomfort Arthralgia 1.9% x
Myalgia 0.7% - 1.4% x
Toothache Toothache 1.5% - 1.6% x
Dyspepsia Dyspepsia 1.2% - 1.8% x
Urinary tract infection Urinary tract infection 1.3% - 1.5% x
Dizziness Dizziness 0.9% - 1.8% x
Syncope x
Infection Infection 1.2% - 1.4% x
Asthenia Fatigue 0.9% - 1.5% x x
Asthenia x x
Fatigue Fatigue 0.9% - 1.5% x x
Injection site reaction Injection site reaction 0.6% - 1.7% x x x x x
Bone pain Bone pain 1% - 1.3% x
Hypoglycaemia Hypoglycaemia 0.8% - 1.4% x x x x x
Hypoglycaemic episode x
Myalgia Myalgia 0.7% - 1.4% x
Pain Pain 0.9% - 1.2% x x x x
Dysmenorrhoea Dysmenorrhoea 0.9% - 1.1% x
Hypertension Hypertension 0.8% - 1% x
Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis 0.7% - 1.1% x
Injection site pain Injection site pain 0.25% x x
Abscess Abscess x
Albuminuria Albuminuria x
Alopecia Alopecia x
Amenorrhoea Amenorrhoea x
Anaphylactic shock Anaphylactic shock x x x x
Hypochromic anaemia Hypochromic anaemia x
Aneurysm Aneurysm x
Angina pectoris Angina pectoris x
Angioedema Angioedema x x x
Decreased appetite Anorexia x
Anxiety Anxiety x x
Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis x
Rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis x
Asthma Asthma x
Mental disorder Mental disorder x
Coagulopathy Coagulopathy x
Breast disorder Breast disorder x
Bronchospasm Bronchospasm x x
Cardiovascular disorder Cardiovascular disorder x
Carpal tunnel syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome x
Cellulitis Cellulitis x
Cerebrovascular disorder Cerebrovascular disorder x
Chest pain Chest pain x
Retrosternal pain x
Varicella Varicella x
Cholelithiasis Cholelithiasis x
Colitis Colitis x
Collagen disorder Collagen disorder x
Coma Coma x
Confusional state Confusional state x x
Feeling abnormal Confusional state x x
Constipation Constipation x
Contusion Contusion x x
Ulcerative keratitis Ulcerative keratitis x
Cystitis Cystitis x
Bladder pain Cystitis x
Cystitis noninfective Cystitis x
Sudden death Sudden death x
Dysphagia Dysphagia x
Dermatitis Dermatitis x
Rash x x x
Dermatitis contact Dermatitis contact x
Diabetic retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy x
Somnolence Drowsiness x
Somnolence x
Dysgeusia Dysgeusia x
Ear disorder Ear disorder x
Ear pain Ear pain x
Eczema Eczema x
Oedema Oedema x x x
Endocrine disorder Endocrine disorder x
Epistaxis Epistaxis x
Rash Rash x x x
Eruption x
Congenital eye disorder Congenital eye disorder x
Eye disorder Congenital eye disorder x
Eye disorder x
Eye haemorrhage Eye haemorrhage x
Eye infection Eye infection x
Flushing Flushing x
Food poisoning Food poisoning x
Multiple fractures Fracture x
Fracture Fracture x
Gastritis Gastritis x
Gastrooesophageal reflux disease Gastrooesophageal reflux disease x
Gastrointestinal disorder Gastrointestinal disorder x
Gingivitis Gingivitis x
Glycosuria Glycosuria x x
Goitre Goitre x
Gout Gout x
Atrioventricular block Block heart x
Cardiac disorder Cardiac disorder x
Cardiac failure Cardiac failure x
Cardiac murmur Cardiac murmur x
Haematoma Haematoma x
Haematuria Haematuria x
Haemorrhage Haemorrhage x
Haemoglobin Haemorrhage x
Haemorrhoids Haemorrhoids x
Hunger Hunger x
Hyperaesthesia Hyperaesthesia x
Hyperhidrosis Hyperhidrosis x
Sweating x
Sweating increased x
Hyperkalaemia Hyperkalaemia x
Hyperlipidaemia Hyperlipidaemia x
Hypernatraemia Hypernatraemia x x
Hypersensitivity Hypersensitivity x x x x x
Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism x
Hypoglycaemic coma Hypoglycaemic coma x
Hypotension Hypotension x x
Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism x
Immune system disorder Immune system disorder x
Inflammation Inflammation x x x x
Irritable bowel syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome x
Functional gastrointestinal disorder Irritable bowel syndrome x
Arthropathy Arthropathy x
Osteoarthritis Arthropathy x
Keratitis Keratitis x
Ketosis Ketosis x
Laryngitis Laryngitis x
Left ventricular failure Left ventricular failure x
Pulmonary oedema Left ventricular failure x
Pulmonary oedema x
Lipodystrophy acquired Lipodystrophy x x x x
Lipoma Lipoma x
Lymphoma Lymphoma x
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma Lymphoma x
Mastitis Mastitis x
Menorrhagia Menorrhagia x
Motion sickness Motion sickness x
Hypertonia Hypertonia x
Myocardial infarction Myocardial infarction x
Acute coronary syndrome Myocardial infarction x
Neoplasm Neoplasm x
Nervous system disorder Nervous system disorder x
Nervousness Nervousness x
Tension Nervousness x
Neuralgia Neuralgia x
Osteoporosis Osteoporosis x
Otitis externa Otitis externa x
Otitis media Otitis media x
Ovarian cyst Ovarian cyst x
Palpitations Palpitations x x
Neuropathy peripheral Neuropathy peripheral x x x x
Neuropathy x
Phlebitis Phlebitis x
Pilonidal cyst Pilonidal cyst x
Pneumonia Pneumonia x
Polyuria Polyuria x
Urine output increased Polyuria x
Pregnancy Pregnancy x
Pruritus Pruritus x x x x x
Purpura Purpura x
Vascular purpura Purpura x
Refraction disorder Refraction disorder x x
Retinal haemorrhage Retinal haemorrhage x
Sciatica Sciatica x
Convulsion Convulsion x x x
Shock Shock x x
Syncope x
Skin disorder Skin disorder x
Unspecified disorder of skin and subcutaneous tissue x x
Skin ulcer Skin ulcer x
Swelling Swelling x x
Syncope Syncope x
Loss of consciousness Syncope x
Loss of consciousness x x x
Tenosynovitis Tenosynovitis x
Thirst Thirst x
Thrombophlebitis Thrombophlebitis x
Onychomycosis Onychomycosis x
Tooth disorder Tooth disorder x
Torticollis Torticollis x
Tracheitis Tracheitis x
Tremor Tremor x x
Urethral disorder Urinary tract disorder x
Urinary tract disorder Urinary tract disorder x
Urticaria Urticaria x x x x
Vaginal inflammation Vaginal inflammation x
Vaginal infection Vaginal inflammation x
Angiopathy Angiopathy x
Vestibular disorder Vestibular disorder x
Visual impairment Disorder sight x
Abnormal vision x
Skin papilloma Common wart x
Weight increased Weight increased x x x
Weight decreased Weight decreased x
Xerophthalmia Xerophthalmia x
Dry mouth Dry mouth x
Mood swings Mood swings x
Affect lability Mood swings x
Oedema peripheral Oedema peripheral x x x
Migraine Migraine x
Musculoskeletal stiffness Neck stiffness x
Nuchal rigidity Neck stiffness x
Skin hypertrophy Skin hypertrophy x
Injection site inflammation Injection site inflammation x
Muscular weakness Muscular weakness x
Biliary colic Biliary colic x
Eye pain Eye pain x
Hyporeflexia Hyporeflexia x
Skin discolouration Skin discolouration x
Dry skin Dry skin x
Tendon disorder Tendon disorder x
Malnutrition Malnutrition x x
Photosensitivity reaction Photosensitivity reaction x
Lichenoid keratosis Eruption lichenoid x
Pulse abnormal Thready pulse x
Pulse pressure decreased Thready pulse x
Cold sweat Cold sweat x
Skin cold clammy x
Disturbance in attention Cerebration impaired x
Mental disability Cerebration impaired x
Dental caries Tooth caries aggravated NOS x
Diabetes mellitus Diabetes mellitus exacerbated x
Worsening of diabetes x x
Gravitational oedema Gravitational oedema x
Vein disorder Vein disorder x
Urine abnormality Urine abnormality x
Urine analysis abnormal Urine abnormality x
Dermatitis bullous Bullous eruption x
Oedema mouth Oedema mouth x
Pallor Pallor of skin x
Erythema Redness x x
Localized erythema x x
Mucosal inflammation Mucosal inflammation x
Premenstrual syndrome Premenstrual tension x
Abdominal distension Enlargement abdomen x
Agitation Hyperkinesia x
Hyperkinesia Hyperkinesia x
Bradycardia Bradycardia x
Lymphadenopathy Lymphadenopathy x
Application site pain Application site pain x x
Instillation site pain Application site pain x x
Paralysis Paralysis x
Injection site haematoma Injection site haematoma x
Face oedema Face oedema x
Renal pain Renal pain x
Blood glucose increased Blood glucose increased x
Menopausal symptoms Hot flush x
Hot flush Hot flush x
Infection parasitic Infection parasitic x
Injury associated with device Needle injury x
Thrombosis Thrombosis leg x
Cardiomyopathy Cardiomyopathy x
Lipohypertrophy Lipohypertrophy x x x
Diabetic hyperglycaemic coma Diabetic coma x
Diabetic coma Diabetic coma x
Lipoatrophy Lipoatrophy x x x
Dysphonia Dysphonia x
Coronary artery disease Coronary artery disease x
Abdominal discomfort Gastrointestinal tract irritation x
Gastrointestinal tract irritation Gastrointestinal tract irritation x


Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.


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Source:FDA Structured Product Label

insulin detemir / insulin detemir

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Side effects:41
Source:FDA Structured Product Label


Side effects:46
Source:FDA Structured Product Label


Side effects:209
Source:Health Canada

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