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Review: could Advil cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Advil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Advil liqui-gels, and have Pain.

We study 21,432 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA and social media. Among them, 392 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Advil

Advil (latest outcomes from 22,812 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache.

Trend of advil reports

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 75,856 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Weight gain reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 21,432 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 392 people (1.83%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Advil reports

Time on Advil when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain45.00%5.00%5.00%10.00%5.00%5.00%25.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain71.82%28.18%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.26%10.97%5.36%15.56%23.72%23.21%20.92%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Advil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (58 people, 14.80%)
  2. Headache (29 people, 7.40%)
  3. Hypertension (26 people, 6.63%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (25 people, 6.38%)
  5. Depression (23 people, 5.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Advil liqui-gels (89 people, 22.70%)
  2. Vioxx (52 people, 13.27%)
  3. Lipitor (45 people, 11.48%)
  4. Prednisone (38 people, 9.69%)
  5. Prilosec (37 people, 9.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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