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Review: could Allegra cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 22,791 people who have side effects while taking Allegra from FDA and social media. Among them, 655 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Allegra

Allegra (latest outcomes from 23,841 users) has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,847 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 22,791 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra. Among them, 655 people (2.87%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Allegra reports

Time on Allegra when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain5.88%5.88%29.41%0.00%44.12%8.82%5.88%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain75.56%24.44%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.78%3.68%6.20%16.47%23.26%18.99%30.62%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Allegra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain7.69%69.23%15.38%7.69%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (82 people, 12.52%)
  2. Pain (49 people, 7.48%)
  3. Hypersensitivity (47 people, 7.18%)
  4. Hypertension (45 people, 6.87%)
  5. Arthritis (43 people, 6.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (126 people, 19.24%)
  2. Nexium (120 people, 18.32%)
  3. Albuterol (107 people, 16.34%)
  4. Flonase (103 people, 15.73%)
  5. Lipitor (102 people, 15.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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