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Review: could Irritable bowel syndrome cause Weight loss - intentional?

Summary: Weight loss - intentional could be caused by Irritable bowel syndrome, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, also have Asthma, and take Clozaril.

We study 6,290 people who have Irritable bowel syndrome from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Weight loss - intentional (Weight loss). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (latest reports from 70,466 patients) is typically treated by Bentyl, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Amitiza, Mebeverine Hydrochloride, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Loperamide Hydrochloride.

Weight loss - intentional

Weight loss - intentional (latest reports from 97,380 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 20, 2014: 6,290 people who have irritable bowel syndrome are studied. Among them, 16 (0.25%) have Weight Loss - Intentional. They amount to 0.02% of all the 97,379 people who have Weight Loss - Intentional on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight loss - intentional in irritable bowel syndrome reports

Gender of people who have irritable bowel syndrome and experienced Weight loss - intentional * :

Weight loss - intentional87.50%12.50%

Age of people who have irritable bowel syndrome and experienced Weight loss - intentional * :

Weight loss - intentional0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%75.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight loss - intentional0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Asthma (8 people, 50.00%)
  2. Depression (7 people, 43.75%)
  3. Hypertension (6 people, 37.50%)
  4. Abdominal pain (6 people, 37.50%)
  5. Schizophrenia (5 people, 31.25%)
  6. Dyspepsia (4 people, 25.00%)
  7. Anaemia (3 people, 18.75%)
  8. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 18.75%)
  9. Subcutaneous abscess (3 people, 18.75%)
  10. Extrapyramidal disorder (3 people, 18.75%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Clozaril (5 people, 31.25%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people, 31.25%)
  3. Nexium (5 people, 31.25%)
  4. Zelnorm (4 people, 25.00%)
  5. Aspirin (4 people, 25.00%)
  6. Toprol-xl (4 people, 25.00%)
  7. Mirtazapine (4 people, 25.00%)
  8. Aciphex (3 people, 18.75%)
  9. Lansoprazole (3 people, 18.75%)
  10. Qvar 40 (3 people, 18.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Related condition

- Irritable bowel syndrome (5,300 reports)


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