Review: could Androgel cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (Fatigue)?
Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness is found among people who take Androgel, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood testosterone decreased.
We study 4,105 people who have side effects while taking Androgel from FDA and social media. Among them, 271 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more.
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Androgel has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in testosterone. (latest outcomes from 4,424 Androgel users)
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,498 Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness patients)
On Jan, 1, 2015: 4,105 people reported to have side effects when taking Androgel. Among them, 271 people (6.60%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness.
Time on Androgel when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||19.30%||38.60%||8.77%||15.79%||12.28%||3.51%||1.75% |
Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Androgel * :
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.44%||6.19%||18.21%||31.62%||40.55% |
Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Androgel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||62.50%||37.50%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood testosterone decreased (136 people, 50.18%)
- Hypertension (54 people, 19.93%)
- Multiple myeloma (30 people, 11.07%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (24 people, 8.86%)
- Pain (23 people, 8.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (76 people, 28.04%)
- Prilosec (57 people, 21.03%)
- Fish oil (56 people, 20.66%)
- Aredia (54 people, 19.93%)
- Zometa (45 people, 16.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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