Advil and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Advil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tylenol, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Advil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 33,652 people who have side effects when taking Advil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 02, 2017

33,652 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil.
Among them, 517 people (1.54%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Advil cause Weight gain?

Time on Advil when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 25.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Advil *:

  • female: 76.62 %
  • male: 23.38 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Advil *:

  • 0-1: 0.24 %
  • 2-9: 0.24 %
  • 10-19: 8.29 %
  • 20-29: 6.16 %
  • 30-39: 14.69 %
  • 40-49: 22.75 %
  • 50-59: 22.04 %
  • 60+: 25.59 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (71 people, 13.73%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (36 people, 6.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (35 people, 6.77%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (33 people, 6.38%)
  • Depression (33 people, 6.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (80 people, 15.47%)
  • Vioxx (45 people, 8.70%)
  • Lipitor (44 people, 8.51%)
  • Prilosec (42 people, 8.12%)
  • Prednisone (38 people, 7.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (140 people, 27.08%)
  • Depression (99 people, 19.15%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (97 people, 18.76%)
  • Pain (95 people, 18.38%)
  • Dizziness (95 people, 18.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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