Actos and Increased appetite - from FDA reports
Increased appetite is found among people who take Actos, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Byetta, and have Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Increased appetite with Actos. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 42,791 people who have side effects when taking Actos from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 28, 2017
42,791 people reported to have side effects when taking Actos.
Among them, 189 people (0.44%) have Increased Appetite
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Actos when people have Increased Appetite *:
- < 1 month: 35.71 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
- 1 - 2 years: 21.43 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 7.14 %
Gender of people who have Increased Appetite when taking Actos *:
- female: 68.62 %
- male: 31.38 %
Age of people who have Increased Appetite when taking Actos *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.99 %
- 40-49: 7.78 %
- 50-59: 31.14 %
- 60+: 58.08 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (109 people, 57.67%)
- Diabetes (32 people, 16.93%)
- High Blood Pressure (11 people, 5.82%)
- Depression (9 people, 4.76%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 2.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Byetta (89 people, 47.09%)
- Glipizide (22 people, 11.64%)
- Amaryl (21 people, 11.11%)
- Glucophage (19 people, 10.05%)
- Lantus (18 people, 9.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Blood Glucose Increased (64 people, 33.86%)
- Weight Decreased (49 people, 25.93%)
- Weight Increased (45 people, 23.81%)
- Blood Glucose Decreased (45 people, 23.81%)
- Appetite - Decreased (42 people, 22.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Increased appetite when taking Actos?
Actos has active ingredients of pioglitazone hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Actos 43,407 users)
Increased appetite has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 16,382 Increased appetite patients).
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