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Review: could Artane cause Weight gain?

We study 2,293 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.

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Artane

Artane (latest outcomes from 2,336 users) has active ingredients of trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride. It is often used in parkinson's disease.

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, 23, 2014: 2,293 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 527,507 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Artane reports

Time on Artane when people have Weight gain * :

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

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%2.74%8.22%17.81%31.51%34.25%5.48%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Artane ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (20 people, 20.62%)
  2. Anxiety (17 people, 17.53%)
  3. Depression (17 people, 17.53%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (15 people, 15.46%)
  5. Extrapyramidal disorder (10 people, 10.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (39 people, 40.21%)
  2. Risperdal (32 people, 32.99%)
  3. Paxil (29 people, 29.90%)
  4. Seroquel (25 people, 25.77%)
  5. Navane (21 people, 21.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • No weight problems until started taking the pravastatin and the levothyroxine
    , started both meds same time

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Acne isn't severe in that it is vast, but what I do get is large spots that resemble whiteheads, but deep beneath the surface. They stick around for months without ever changing or coming to a head. Sometimes they itch.

    My idea of severe weight gain: 25lbs in 6 weeks.

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