Review: could Apriso cause Weight gain?
We study 279 people who have side effects while taking Apriso from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Apriso (latest outcomes from 317 users) has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in ulcerative colitis.
Weight gain (latest reports from 527,495 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 279 people reported to have side effects when taking Apriso. Among them, 9 people (3.23%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.00% of all the 527,434 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
Time on Apriso 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%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Apriso * :
|Weight gain||88.89%||11.11% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Apriso * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||88.89% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Apriso ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
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 * :
- Crohn's disease (6 people, 66.67%)
- Restless legs syndrome (5 people, 55.56%)
- Pain (5 people, 55.56%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 55.56%)
- Iliotibial band syndrome (5 people, 55.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humira (6 people, 66.67%)
- Voltaren (5 people, 55.56%)
- Mirapex (5 people, 55.56%)
- Fish oil (5 people, 55.56%)
- Welchol (5 people, 55.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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