Review: could Albuterol cause Weight gain?
We study 54,095 people who have side effects while taking Albuterol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,174 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Albuterol (latest outcomes from 54,777 users) has active ingredients of albuterol. It is often used in asthma.
Weight gain (latest reports from 527,544 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 54,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Albuterol. Among them, 1,174 people (2.17%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.22% of all the 527,405 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
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%||26.92%||0.00%||7.69%||30.77%||11.54%||23.08% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Albuterol * :
|Weight gain||73.77%||26.23% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Albuterol * :
|Weight gain||0.40%||3.08%||4.37%||5.96%||14.70%||16.78%||27.11%||27.61% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Albuterol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||33.33%||44.44%||22.22% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (221 people, 18.82%)
- Pain (136 people, 11.58%)
- Depression (110 people, 9.37%)
- 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, 16.27%)
- Aspirin (190 people, 16.18%)
- Spiriva (162 people, 13.80%)
- Lasix (159 people, 13.54%)
- Prednisone (149 people, 12.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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All of the symptoms I listed started after I began taking Ambien. I quit taking it after about 2 months. The symptoms have not gone away after 60 days.
From this study (3 months ago):
my child was diagnosed with asthma at two years old and was prescribed a breathing machine with albuterol sulfate vials and started to gain a tremdous amount of weight. Since he has gotten older he was prescribed the albuterol pump and his weight is still increasing and he is 12 years old now. Then his new doctor said she believes the weight gain was not caused by the steroids from albuterol. My son has had diabetes test, thyroid test and has been to a heart doctor and everything.
From this study (1 year ago):
I am tired and have no energy a lot of the time. I attribute that to the COPD.
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