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 21,443 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 has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache. (latest outcomes from 22,825 Advil 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, 28, 2015: 21,443 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 392 people (1.83%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Advil 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||45.00%||5.00%||5.00%||10.00%||5.00%||5.00%||25.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Advil * :
|Weight gain||71.82%||28.18% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Advil * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.26%||10.97%||5.36%||15.56%||23.72%||23.21%||20.92% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Advil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (58 people, 14.80%)
- Headache (29 people, 7.40%)
- Hypertension (26 people, 6.63%)
- Multiple sclerosis (25 people, 6.38%)
- Depression (23 people, 5.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Advil liqui-gels (89 people, 22.70%)
- Vioxx (52 people, 13.27%)
- Lipitor (45 people, 11.48%)
- Prednisone (38 people, 9.69%)
- Prilosec (37 people, 9.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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