Levemir Side Effects
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Your Levemir Side Effect submission can play a very important role. Reporting your experience could help identify an unknown risk and inform other patients and health care professionals.
Record and Track Your Side Effects
It is very important to keep track of all side effects and discuss them with your doctor. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Alternative LEVEMIR Names:INSULIN D
Active Ingredient: INSULIN D
Side Effects reported to FDA: 2902. View Levemir Adverse Reports
Levemir safety alerts: 2009
Reported deaths: 144
Reported hospitalizations: 688
Levemir Insulin (Novo Nordisk)
Audience: Patients, pharmacists, diabetes healthcare professionals
[UPDATED 08/26/2009] FDA is reminding the public that stolen vials of the long-acting insulin Levemir made by Novo Nordisk Inc. still may be on the market. Evidence gathered to date suggests that the stolen insulin was not stored and handled properly and may be dangerous for people to use. FDA has received multiple reports of patients who suffered an adverse event due to poor control of glucose levels after using a vial from one of the stolen lots.
[Posted 06/13/2009] FDA notified patients and healthcare professionals that some stolen vials of the long-acting insulin Levemir made by Novo Nordisk Inc. are being sold in the U.S. market, may not have been stored and handled properly, and may be dangerous for patients to use. The agency is advising patients who use Levemir insulin to:
Levemir Adverse Reactions
Blood Glucose Increased ( 947 Reports)|Hypoglycaemia ( 143 Reports)|Injection Site Erythema ( 127 Reports)|Blood Glucose Fluctuation ( 110 Reports)|Blood Glucose Decreased ( 104 Reports)|Injection Site Pain ( 96 Reports)|Injection Site Pruritus ( 94 Reports)|Injection Site Haemorrhage ( 71 Reports)|Injection Site Mass ( 68 Reports)|Nausea ( 67 Reports)|Injection Site Bruising ( 60 Reports)|Dizziness ( 56 Reports)|Hyperglycaemia ( 56 Reports)|Injection Site Haematoma ( 56 Reports)|Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control ( 51 Reports)|Injection Site Swelling ( 49 Reports)|Pruritus ( 48 Reports)|Oedema Peripheral ( 44 Reports)|Diarrhoea ( 43 Reports)|Dyspnoea ( 43 Reports)|Rash ( 43 Reports)|Headache ( 42 Reports)|Weight Increased ( 41 Reports)|Injection Site Rash ( 40 Reports)|Vomiting ( 39 Reports)|Hypersensitivity ( 38 Reports)|Hypoglycaemic Unconsciousness ( 37 Reports)|Injection Site Irritation ( 37 Reports)|Malaise ( 36 Reports)|Weight Decreased ( 36 Reports)|