Artane and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Artane, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Schizophrenia . We study 2,665 people who have side effects while taking Artane from FDA. Among them, 96 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Artane

Artane has active ingredients of trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from Artane 2,744 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

2,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Artane.
Among them, 96 people (3.6%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Artane cause Weight gain?

Time on Artane when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 100 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Artane *:

  • female: 63.54 %
  • male: 36.46 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Artane *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.78 %
  • 20-29: 8.33 %
  • 30-39: 18.06 %
  • 40-49: 30.56 %
  • 50-59: 34.72 %
  • 60+: 5.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (20 people, 20.83%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (17 people, 17.71%)
  • Depression (17 people, 17.71%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (16 people, 16.67%)
  • Extrapyramidal Disorder (10 people, 10.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (40 people, 41.67%)
  • Risperdal (33 people, 34.38%)
  • Paxil (29 people, 30.21%)
  • Seroquel (25 people, 26.04%)
  • Navane (21 people, 21.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (20 people, 20.83%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (19 people, 19.79%)
  • Appetite - Increased (17 people, 17.71%)
  • Hallucination, Auditory (15 people, 15.62%)
  • Dizziness (15 people, 15.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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