Review: could Albuterol cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Albuterol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Singulair, and have Asthma. We study 54,130 people who have side effects while taking Albuterol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,175 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Albuterol has active ingredients of albuterol. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 54,819 Albuterol users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,706 Weight gain patients)
On May, 13, 2015: 54,129 people reported to have side effects when taking Albuterol. Among them, 1,175 people (2.17%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Albuterol 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||0.00%||25.93%||0.00%||7.41%||29.63%||14.81%||22.22% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Albuterol * :
|Weight gain||73.79%||26.21% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Albuterol * :
|Weight gain||0.40%||3.08%||4.37%||5.95%||14.68%||16.87%||27.08%||27.58% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Albuterol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||40.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (222 people, 18.89%)
- Pain (136 people, 11.57%)
- Depression (110 people, 9.36%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (95 people, 8.09%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (76 people, 6.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Singulair (191 people, 16.26%)
- Aspirin (190 people, 16.17%)
- Spiriva (162 people, 13.79%)
- Lasix (159 people, 13.53%)
- Prednisone (149 people, 12.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am tired and have no energy a lot of the time. I attribute that to the COPD.
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