Allegra and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Allegra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Nexium, and have Depression . We study 39,866 people who have side effects while taking Allegra from FDA. Among them, 844 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Allegra

Allegra has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Allegra 41,531 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,298 Weight gain patients).

On Feb, 05, 2017

39,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra.
Among them, 844 people (2.12%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allegra cause Weight gain?

Time on Allegra when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 15.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 47.37 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 36.84 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 76.07 %
  • male: 23.93 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.96 %
  • 10-19: 3.36 %
  • 20-29: 5.44 %
  • 30-39: 13.6 %
  • 40-49: 22.4 %
  • 50-59: 20.16 %
  • 60+: 34.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (93 people, 11.02%)
  • Hypersensitivity (68 people, 8.06%)
  • Pain (59 people, 6.99%)
  • High Blood Pressure (59 people, 6.99%)
  • Arthritis (39 people, 4.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (132 people, 15.64%)
  • Lipitor (112 people, 13.27%)
  • Flonase (112 people, 13.27%)
  • Albuterol (107 people, 12.68%)
  • Synthroid (105 people, 12.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (219 people, 25.95%)
  • Nausea (157 people, 18.60%)
  • Pain (146 people, 17.30%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (141 people, 16.71%)
  • Joint Pain (131 people, 15.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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