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What could cause Weight Gain for a 55-year old woman?

Summary: 128 female patients aged 55 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 55 year old female patient who has RSD. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Methadone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,832 users) has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Wellbutrin xl (latest outcomes from 13,262 users) has active ingredients of bupropion hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

What are the conditions

Rsd (reflex sympathetic dystrophy) (latest reports from 2,121 patients) can be treated by Gabapentin, Lyrica, Cymbalta, Neurontin, Percocet.

What is the symptom

Weight gain (latest reports from 75,856 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Nov, 10, 2014: 128 females aged 52 (±5) who take Methadone Hydrochloride, Wellbutrin Xl are studied

Methadone Hydrochloride, Wellbutrin Xl outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 52

Gender: female

Conditions: RSD

Drugs taking:
- Methadone Hydrochloride - 10MG (methadone hydrochloride): used for 10+ years
- Wellbutrin Xl - 300MG (bupropion hydrochloride): used for 10+ years

Drug interactions have: moderate weight gain

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Weight Gain22 (17.19% of females aged 52 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Weight Gain in Rsd16 (7.92% of females aged 52 (±5) who have Rsd)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Weight Gain in Methadone Hydrochloride15 (4.57% of females aged 52 (±5) who take Methadone hydrochloride)
Weight Gain in Wellbutrin Xl53 (2.95% of females aged 52 (±5) who take Wellbutrin xl)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Methadone Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a
Wellbutrin Xl is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Dysarthria (speech disorder)Arthralgia (joint pain)PainDrug AbuserFailed Back Surgery Syndrome (persistent pain following back surgery)DepressionWeight Gain - UnintentionalPain
Abnormal BehaviourPainFibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)Drug DependenceConstipationHeart InjuryAnorgasmia (type of sexual dysfunction in which a person cannot achieve orgasm, even with adequate stimulation)Anxiety
Drug DependenceHerpes ZosterCataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)Dysarthria (speech disorder)Herniated Intervertebral DiskHerniated Intervertebral DiskWeight GainOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Tooth Abscess (pus formation in tooth)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Joint SwellingTooth Abscess (pus formation in tooth)Seasonal Allergy (allergic condition due to certain season)Seasonal Allergy (allergic condition due to certain season)Dry MouthArthralgia (joint pain)
DepressionMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Arthralgia (joint pain)DepressionDepressionHigh Blood CholesterolPyrexia (fever)
Dental CariesFibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)Herpes ZosterDental CariesHeart InjuryFailed Back Surgery Syndrome (persistent pain following back surgery)Injury
Headache (pain in head)Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Involuntary Eye MovementsHigh Blood CholesterolConstipationMetastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug IneffectiveOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Abnormal BehaviourOsteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)
DiarrhoeaImmune System DisorderThyroid Neoplasm (tumour of thyroid)Memory Impairment
Partner StressJoint SwellingImmune System DisorderNight Sweats (sweating in night)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Methadone Hydrochloride and have Weight Gain
- support group for people who take Wellbutrin Xl and have Weight Gain
- support group for people who have Weight Gain and RSD
- support group for people who have RSD
- support group for people who have Weight Gain
- support group for people who take Methadone Hydrochloride
- support group for people who take Wellbutrin Xl

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • My sister has been taking depakote cogentin and geodon and suffers with great memory loss inability to carry on a conversation and drops things all the time is this the effect of these drugs?
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Halucinations, Talking Out Of Her Head, Sleeping Difficulty, Falling , Memory Loss, and takes Wellbutrin, Prozac, Geodon, Cogentin, Depakote)
    Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? ...

  • Can general anesthesia while taking wellbutrin cause jaw to lock
    (Asked by a 52 year old woman who has Jaw Locked And Neck Stiffened During General Anesthesia Administration, and takes Wellbutrin)
    after being given relaxing med during general anesthesia administration my jaw locked and my neck stiffened up according to the anesthesiologist. I take 75mg of wellbutrin 2x per day. nurse practitioner in pre-admissions advised me to continue taking the wellbutrin. last dose was the night before ...

  • Has anyone with a severe chronic cough caused by thick mucus been cured?
    (Asked by a 56 year old woman who has Osteoarthritis, Rhinitis - Non-allergic, Acid Reflux, and takes Wellbutrin Xl, Celebrex)
    I have suffered from a worsening chronic cough which has never gone away in 8 years. I was allergy tested and had my sinus scanned, x-ray and examined and all seem normal. I have no known allergies. I have a very thick string white mucus which drips down my throat all the time. Eventually I gave up ...

  • Is colloidal siver the reason my tongue is so painful? help
    (Asked by a 56 year old woman who has RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, MORGELLONS SYNDROME, and takes Methadone Hydrochloride)
    MY BIGGEST DESIRE IS TO FIND OTHERS WHO HAVE SUFFERED, SO MUCH FROM THIS UGLY, RELENTLESS PARASITE. BESIDES DEALING WITH THIS MONSTER I ALSO HAVE TO FIND SOMEONE WHO HAS FOUND THESE SITES. YOUR PARTNER GETS REALLY REALLY TIRED OF ALL THINGS MORGELLON. I AM WILLING TO SPEAK TO ANYONE WITH MORGELLONS ...

  • Side effects and drug interactions
    (Asked by a 56 year old woman who has Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, and takes Amantadine Hydrochloride, Inderal, Bupropion Hydrochloride)
    I Have recently been diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis. I am having a relapse. I have tremors throughout my whole body. i wanted to compare my medications to see if there are any related side effects or drug interactions that could be related to my tremors?

More questions for: RSD, Weight Gain

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Common symptoms:

Women of age 50-59 with Rsd:
  1. Pain (28 reports)
  2. Headache (24 reports)
  3. High blood pressure (21 reports)
  4. Blood pressure management (21 reports)
  5. Nausea (20 reports)
  6. Fever (19 reports)
  7. Hyperhidrosis (19 reports)
  8. Feeling abnormal (19 reports)
  9. Constipation (18 reports)
  10. Convulsion (16 reports)

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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