Related topic: Apriso, Weight gain
Review: could Apriso cause Weight gain?
Summary: Weight gain could be caused by Apriso, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Humira, and have Crohn's disease.
We study 276 people who have side effects while taking Apriso from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Apriso (latest outcomes from 313 users) has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in ulcerative colitis.
Weight gain (latest reports from 521,600 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 13, 2014: 276 people reported to have side effects when taking Apriso. Among them, 8 people (2.90%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.00% of all the 520,879 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
Time on Apriso when people have Weight gain * :
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Apriso * :
|Weight gain||87.50%||12.50% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Apriso * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Apriso ** :
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (6 people, 75.00%)
- Iliotibial band syndrome (5 people, 62.50%)
- Depression (5 people, 62.50%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 62.50%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 62.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humira (6 people, 75.00%)
- Vitamin b-12 (5 people, 62.50%)
- Asacol (5 people, 62.50%)
- Lisinopril (5 people, 62.50%)
- Welchol (5 people, 62.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Apriso (mesalamine) is often used for ulcerative colitis. Find out below the conditions Apriso is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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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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