Review: could Actonel cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
We study 17,381 people who have side effects while taking Actonel from FDA and social media. Among them, 371 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Actonel (latest outcomes from 17,602 users) has active ingredients of risedronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.
Weight gain (latest reports from 527,847 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Sep, 14, 2014: 17,381 people reported to have side effects when taking Actonel. Among them, 371 people (2.13%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Actonel when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||4.42%||30.97%||2.65%||30.09%||14.16%||17.70%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Actonel * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.31%||5.30%||6.85%||33.96%||53.58% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Actonel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (122 people, 32.88%)
- Osteopenia (57 people, 15.36%)
- Pain (31 people, 8.36%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (30 people, 8.09%)
- Diabetes mellitus (20 people, 5.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (106 people, 28.57%)
- Lipitor (48 people, 12.94%)
- Aspirin (44 people, 11.86%)
- Boniva (40 people, 10.78%)
- Lyrica (39 people, 10.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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