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Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control, Pancreatic Carcinoma (8357339-7)
on May 03, 2012 Male from JAPAN , 67 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Novorapid 70 Mix Chu Flexpen. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Novorapid side effects: diabetes mellitus inadequate control, pancreatic carcinoma. Novorapid 70 Mix Chu Flexpen dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Victoza (Unk)


Anti-insulin Antibody, Weight Increased, Glycosylated Haemoglobin Increased (8352995-1)
Patient was taking Novorapid Chu Flexpen. Patient felt the following Novorapid side effects: anti-insulin antibody, weight increased, glycosylated haemoglobin increased on Apr 30, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , 51 years of age, weighting 136.7 lb, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and. Novorapid Chu Flexpen dosage: 4 U, Tid (before Each Meals).
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Diovan (80 Mg, Qd)
  • Metformin Hcl (250 Mg, Qd)
  • Levemir (4 U, Qd (once Daily At Bedtime))
  • Novorapid 30 Mix Chu Flexpen (Bid)
Patient was hospitalized.

Intentional Overdose, Acute Stress Disorder (8347994-X)
Adverse event was reported on May 08, 2012 by a Female taking Novorapid Flexpen (Dosage: 2 U, Qd) was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and. Location: CANADA , 52 years of age, weighting 225.5 lb, After Novorapid was administered, patient encountered several Novorapid side effects: intentional overdose, acute stress disorder.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Insulin Detemir Flexpen (120 U, Qd)
  • Dalteparin Sodium (5000 U, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Glucose Increased (8333458-6)
on Apr 24, 2012 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 41 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Novorapid Penfill. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Novorapid side effects: blood glucose increased. Novorapid Penfill dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.


Accidental Overdose, Hypoxic-ischaemic Encephalopathy (8314029-4)
on Mar 28, 2012 Male from IRELAND , 44 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 1 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Novorapid. Patient felt the following Novorapid side effects: accidental overdose, hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy. Novorapid dosage: Before Each Meal.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Varenicline Tartrate (0.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Lantus (Once Daily At Bedtime)


Blood Glucose Increased (8305737-X)
Patient was taking Novorapid Penfill. After Novorapid was administered, patient encountered several Novorapid side effects: blood glucose increased on Apr 13, 2012 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 41 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and. Novorapid Penfill dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Pneumothorax, Venous Thrombosis Limb, Pulmonary Fistula, Impaired Healing, Pulmonary Embolism (8302550-4)
Adverse event was reported on Apr 10, 2012 by a Female taking Novorapid (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and. Location: JAPAN , weighting 169.8 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Novorapid side effects: pneumothorax, venous thrombosis limb, pulmonary fistula, impaired healing, pulmonary embolism.
Associated medications used:
  • Fluorouracil
  • Candesartan Cilexetil
  • Oxaliplatin
  • Fluorouracil
  • Avastin
  • Crestor


Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetic Retinopathy, Myocardial Infarction, Colitis Ulcerative, Carotid Arteriosclerosis, In-stent Coronary Artery Restenosis, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled (8302481-X)
on Apr 10, 2012 Male from FRANCE , 51 years of age, weighting 216.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Novorapid. Patient felt the following Novorapid side effects: diabetes mellitus, diabetic retinopathy, myocardial infarction, colitis ulcerative, carotid arteriosclerosis, in-stent coronary artery restenosis, blood pressure inadequately controlled. Novorapid dosage: 18 Units Mornings, 10u Midday And 23 U Evenings.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Colofoam
  • Valsartan And Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Lercanidipine
  • Diamicron
  • Atenolol
  • Infliximab, Recombinant
  • Atorvastatin
  • Lantus (34 Units Mornings, 64 Units Evenings)
Patient was hospitalized.

Jaundice, Bile Duct Stenosis (8301559-4)
on Apr 10, 2012 Male from JAPAN , weighting 134.5 lb, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
  • rectal cancer recurrent
and was treated with Novorapid. After Novorapid was administered, patient encountered several Novorapid side effects: jaundice, bile duct stenosis. Novorapid dosage: 18-12-16 Units.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Irinotecan Hydrochloride (Dosage Is Uncertain.)
  • Xeloda
  • Lantus
  • Oxaliplatin (Dosage Is Uncertain.)
  • Erbitux (Dosage Is Uncertain.)
  • Pydoxal
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Renal Failure Acute, Hyperglycaemia, Head Injury, Chest Pain (8299704-2)
Patient was taking Novorapid. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Novorapid side effects: renal failure acute, hyperglycaemia, head injury, chest pain on Apr 06, 2012 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 257.9 lb, . Novorapid dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate
  • Lantus
  • Glucophage
  • Duloxetine Hydrochloride
  • Amitriptyline Hcl
  • Perindopril Erbumine
  • Warfarin Sodium
  • Rosuvastatin
Patient was hospitalized.

Hypertension, Blood Glucose Increased (8294527-2)
Adverse event was reported on Apr 11, 2012 by a Male taking Novorapid Penfill (Dosage: Unk) . Location: GERMANY , 73 years of age, Patient felt the following Novorapid side effects: hypertension, blood glucose increased. Patient was hospitalized.

Bone Marrow Failure (8282351-6)
on Apr 10, 2012 Male from FRANCE , 41 years of age, was treated with Novorapid. After Novorapid was administered, patient encountered several Novorapid side effects: bone marrow failure. Novorapid dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride (1500 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Lovenox (Unk)
  • Aspirin (Unk)
  • Ramipril (2.5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Tazocilline (12 G, 1x/day)
  • Acetaminophen (2 G, 1x/day)
  • Azactam (1 G, 3x/day)
  • Acupan (40 Mg, 1x/day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased (8281247-3)
on Apr 02, 2012 Male from GERMANY , 69 years of age, was treated with Novorapid. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Novorapid side effects: blood lactate dehydrogenase increased, aspartate aminotransferase increased. Novorapid dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Licorice
  • Livalo
  • Metformin Hcl


Haematuria, Pharyngeal Inflammation, Anaemia, Pancytopenia, Thrombocytopenia (8265550-9)
Patient was taking Novorapid. Patient felt the following Novorapid side effects: haematuria, pharyngeal inflammation, anaemia, pancytopenia, thrombocytopenia on Apr 02, 2012 from CANADA Additional patient health information: Male , 68 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and. Novorapid dosage: 45 Iu, Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Metronidazole
  • Methotrexate Sodium
  • Linezolid (Unk)
  • Tetracycline Hydrochloride
Patient was hospitalized.

Anti-insulin Antibody Positive, Blood Glucose Increased, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control (8259030-4)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 29, 2012 by a Male taking Novorapid Chu Flexpen (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and. Location: JAPAN , 54 years of age, weighting 147.7 lb, After Novorapid was administered, patient encountered several Novorapid side effects: anti-insulin antibody positive, blood glucose increased, diabetes mellitus inadequate control.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Levemir
  • Novorapid 30 Mix Chu Flexpen (Unk)
  • Melbin /00082702/ (750 Mg, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Wall Abscess (8240026-3)
on Mar 16, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 53 years of age, weighting 193.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hypertension
and was treated with Novorapid Flexpen. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Novorapid side effects: abdominal wall abscess. Novorapid Flexpen dosage: 97 U, Qd.
Associated medications used:
  • Hyzaar (100/25 Mg, Qd)
  • Felodipine (5 Mg, Qd)
  • Effexor (300 Mg, Qd)
  • Metformin Hcl (2000 Mg, Qd)
  • Klor-con (20 Meq, Qd)
  • Insulin Detemir Flexpen (105 U, Qd)
  • Simvastatin (80 Mg, Qd)
  • Prevacid (30 Mg, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Neurological Decompensation, Intracranial Tumour Haemorrhage, Thrombocytopenia, Brain Oedema (8237905-X)
on Mar 19, 2012 Male from SPAIN , 56 years of age, weighting 167.6 lb, was treated with Novorapid. Patient felt the following Novorapid side effects: neurological decompensation, intracranial tumour haemorrhage, thrombocytopenia, brain oedema. Novorapid dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Levetiracetam
  • Glimepiride
  • Temozolomide (200 Mg/m2;qd;po, 200 Mg/m2;qd;po)
  • Temozolomide (200 Mg/m2;qd;po, 200 Mg/m2;qd;po)
Patient was hospitalized.

Bacterial Sepsis, Pancreatic Carcinoma, Hypoglycaemic Encephalopathy (8237348-9)
Patient was taking Novorapid 30 Mix Chu Flexpen. After Novorapid was administered, patient encountered several Novorapid side effects: bacterial sepsis, pancreatic carcinoma, hypoglycaemic encephalopathy on Mar 13, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 82 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and. Novorapid 30 Mix Chu Flexpen dosage: /sc.

Myocardial Infarction (8233404-X)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 12, 2012 by a Male taking Novorapid (Dosage: Dose:178 Unit(s)) . Location: UNITED STATES , 49 years of age, weighting 190.9 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Novorapid side effects: myocardial infarction.
Associated medications used:
  • Lantus (Dose:105 Unit(s))
  • Enalapril Maleate


Hypersensitivity, Polyneuropathy (8232598-X)
on Mar 13, 2012 Male from SWEDEN , 75 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Novorapid. Patient felt the following Novorapid side effects: hypersensitivity, polyneuropathy. Novorapid dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Insulatard Nph Human


Hypoglycaemic Encephalopathy, Pancreatic Carcinoma, Bacterial Sepsis, Antibiotic Resistant Staphylococcus Test Positive (8232193-2)
on Mar 13, 2012 Male from JAPAN , 82 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Novorapid 30 Mix Chu Flexpen. After Novorapid was administered, patient encountered several Novorapid side effects: hypoglycaemic encephalopathy, pancreatic carcinoma, bacterial sepsis, antibiotic resistant staphylococcus test positive. Novorapid 30 Mix Chu Flexpen dosage: /sc.

Myocardial Infarction, Blood Glucose Increased (8227719-9)
Patient was taking Novorapid Penfill. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Novorapid side effects: myocardial infarction, blood glucose increased on Mar 12, 2012 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 41 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and. Novorapid Penfill dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Rectal Cancer Recurrent (8223737-5)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 13, 2012 by a Male taking Novorapid (Dosage: Dose:10 Unit(s)) . Location: JAPAN , 61 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, Patient felt the following Novorapid side effects: rectal cancer recurrent.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Micardis
  • Lantus
Patient was hospitalized.

Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control, Cardiac Disorder, Blood Count Abnormal (8218604-7)
on Mar 06, 2012 Female from CANADA , weighting 200.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Novorapid Penfill. After Novorapid was administered, patient encountered several Novorapid side effects: diabetes mellitus inadequate control, cardiac disorder, blood count abnormal. Novorapid Penfill dosage: 18 U, Qd.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Levemir (79 U, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Arrest, Hyperkalaemia (8216242-3)
on Mar 08, 2012 Male from JAPAN , 56 years of age, was treated with Novorapid. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Novorapid side effects: cardiac arrest, hyperkalaemia. Novorapid dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Ribavirin
  • Norvasc
  • Amaryl
  • Telavic (telaprevir)
  • Lasix
  • Aldactone
  • Peginterferon Alfa-2b
  • Losartan Potassium
Patient was hospitalized.

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