Review: Weight gain in Allegra
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 23, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Weight gain (Weight increased) by studying 21,876 people who take Allegra. We analyze: the time on Allegra when people have Weight gain, gender and age of these people, the severity of Weight gain, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Allegra. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Allegra (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is used in allergies, allergic sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, seasonal allergy, multiple allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Allegra include nausea aggravated, nausea, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, fatigue.
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 21,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra. Among them, 640 people (2.93%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Allegra 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||6.06%||6.06%||27.27%||0.00%||45.45%||9.09%||6.06% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Allegra * :
|Weight gain||74.96%||25.04% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Allegra * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.80%||3.78%||6.36%||15.71%||23.06%||19.09%||31.21% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Allegra ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||8.33%||66.67%||16.67%||8.33% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (81 people, 12.66%)
- Pain (49 people, 7.66%)
- Hypersensitivity (45 people, 7.03%)
- Hypertension (44 people, 6.88%)
- Arthritis (43 people, 6.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (125 people, 19.53%)
- Nexium (119 people, 18.59%)
- Albuterol (105 people, 16.41%)
- Lipitor (102 people, 15.94%)
- Flonase (102 people, 15.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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