Albuterol and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Albuterol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Advair Diskus 100/50, and have Asthma . We study 76,358 people who have side effects while taking Albuterol from FDA. Among them, 1,567 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Albuterol

Albuterol has active ingredients of albuterol. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Albuterol 77,479 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,274 Weight gain patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

76,358 people reported to have side effects when taking Albuterol.
Among them, 1,567 people (2.05%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Albuterol cause Weight gain?

Time on Albuterol when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 29.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.88 %
  • 10+ years: 17.65 %

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

  • female: 74.36 %
  • male: 25.64 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 3.16 %
  • 10-19: 4.37 %
  • 20-29: 5.91 %
  • 30-39: 13.03 %
  • 40-49: 16.1 %
  • 50-59: 24.92 %
  • 60+: 32.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (295 people, 18.83%)
  • Pain (153 people, 9.76%)
  • Depression (142 people, 9.06%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (118 people, 7.53%)
  • Quit Smoking (107 people, 6.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (277 people, 17.68%)
  • Singulair (243 people, 15.51%)
  • Spiriva (214 people, 13.66%)
  • Lasix (186 people, 11.87%)
  • Prednisone (178 people, 11.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (378 people, 24.12%)
  • Fatigue (343 people, 21.89%)
  • Pain (309 people, 19.72%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (291 people, 18.57%)
  • Nausea (288 people, 18.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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