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Review: could Actos cause Increased appetite (Appetite - increased)?

Summary: 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.

We study 31,012 people who have side effects while taking Actos from FDA and social media. Among them, 183 have Increased appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Increased appetite and more.

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Actos

Actos has active ingredients of pioglitazone hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 31,349 Actos users)

Increased appetite

Increased appetite (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 9,321 Increased appetite patients)

On Feb, 6, 2015: 31,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Actos. Among them, 183 people (0.59%) have Increased Appetite.

Trend of Increased appetite in Actos reports

Time on Actos when people have Increased appetite * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Increased appetite45.45%9.09%0.00%18.18%18.18%0.00%9.09%

Gender of people who have Increased appetite when taking Actos * :

FemaleMale
Increased appetite67.57%32.43%

Age of people who have Increased appetite when taking Actos * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Increased appetite0.00%0.00%0.60%0.00%2.40%8.38%32.34%56.29%

Severity of Increased appetite when taking Actos ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Increased appetite ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (55 people, 30.05%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (55 people, 30.05%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (28 people, 15.30%)
  4. Depression (8 people, 4.37%)
  5. Hypertension (7 people, 3.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Byetta (99 people, 54.10%)
  2. Metformin hcl (43 people, 23.50%)
  3. Amaryl (24 people, 13.11%)
  4. Glipizide (24 people, 13.11%)
  5. Glyburide (20 people, 10.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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