Review: could Actonel cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Actonel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 17,389 people who have side effects while taking Actonel from FDA and social media. Among them, 372 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Actonel has active ingredients of risedronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from 17,611 Actonel users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,623 Weight gain patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 17,389 people reported to have side effects when taking Actonel. Among them, 372 people (2.14%) 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||4.39%||30.70%||2.63%||30.70%||14.04%||17.54%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Actonel * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.31%||5.28%||6.83%||33.85%||53.73% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Actonel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (122 people, 32.80%)
- Osteopenia (57 people, 15.32%)
- Pain (31 people, 8.33%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (30 people, 8.06%)
- Diabetes mellitus (20 people, 5.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (106 people, 28.49%)
- Lipitor (48 people, 12.90%)
- Aspirin (44 people, 11.83%)
- Boniva (40 people, 10.75%)
- Lyrica (39 people, 10.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Simvastatin, Hydroxyzine, Effexor Xr for a 36-year old woman with Hypertension, High Blood Cholesterol, Insomnia, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Effexor for a 45-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Seroquel for a 40-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Vesicare for a 36-year old woman with Overactive Bladder. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Losartan Potassium And Hydrochlorothiazide, Amlodipine Besylate for a 51-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Loss Of Libido, Weight Gain, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Tired Eyes, Red Eyes, Dry Eyes, Glaucoma, Blurred Vision, Watery Eyes
Recent Actonel related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Reclast, Atelvia for a 67-year old woman who has Osteopenia
- Comparions of Alendronate Sodium, Risedronate Sodium, Ibandronate Sodium for a 74-year old woman who has Osteoporosis Post-menopausal
- Comparions of Ibandronate Sodium, Alendronate Sodium, Risedronate Sodium, Actonel for a 72-year old woman who has Osteoporosis
- Comparions of Actonel, Boniva, Prolia for a 76-year old woman who has Osteopenia
- Comparions of Actonel, Fosamax, Prolia, Forteo for a 71-year old woman who has Vertebral Compression Fractures
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