Review: could Artane cause Weight gain?
Summary: Weight gain could be caused by Artane, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Zyprexa, and have Schizophrenia.
We study 2,292 people who have side effects while taking Artane from FDA and social media. Among them, 97 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 2,292 people reported to have side effects when taking Artane. Among them, 97 people (4.23%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.02% of all the 520,931 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
Time on Artane 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%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Artane * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||2.74%||8.22%||17.81%||31.51%||34.25%||5.48% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Artane ** :
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (20 people, 20.62%)
- Anxiety (17 people, 17.53%)
- Depression (17 people, 17.53%)
- Bipolar disorder (15 people, 15.46%)
- Extrapyramidal disorder (10 people, 10.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (39 people, 40.21%)
- Risperdal (32 people, 32.99%)
- Paxil (29 people, 29.90%)
- Seroquel (25 people, 25.77%)
- Navane (21 people, 21.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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