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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

Apriso (latest outcomes from 317 users) has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in ulcerative colitis.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,558 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.

Trend of Weight gain in Apriso reports

Time on Apriso when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain88.89%11.11%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%88.89%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Apriso ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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. Crohn's disease (6 people, 66.67%)
  2. Restless legs syndrome (5 people, 55.56%)
  3. Pain (5 people, 55.56%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 55.56%)
  5. Iliotibial band syndrome (5 people, 55.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (6 people, 66.67%)
  2. Voltaren (5 people, 55.56%)
  3. Mirapex (5 people, 55.56%)
  4. Fish oil (5 people, 55.56%)
  5. Welchol (5 people, 55.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have had severe persistent diarrhea for 25 months. Weight loss of 40 pounds. Ater a sigmoidoscopy with biopsies, 2 colonoscopies with biopsies, barium xrays/scans. upper endoscopy - the dianosis was IBD/Chrons from top to bottom. I did 2 courses (each 6 weeks of Entocort EC and then I have been doing Asacol 800mg, 4 times a day for 9 weeks. In the last 3 weeks the diarrhea has subsided, BM's are predictable but I have gained 12 pounds and my entire torso is bloated. (no gas - or pressure) and no pain or discomfort. Is this normal?

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