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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.

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Artane

Artane (latest outcomes from 2,335 users) has active ingredients of trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride. It is often used in parkinson's disease.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 521,613 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

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.

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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  • From this study (11 hours ago):

  • Want to know if this medicine is addicted and the side effects. Have been on it for 10yrs. I get very aggigated if I do not have it. Feel very overwhelm and get aggressive.an't function with it.

    Reply

  • From this study (11 hours ago):

  • Gained 7 pounds in the two months of taking medication

    Reply

  • From this study (14 hours ago):

  • jrcoleman51 on Apr, 24, 2014:

    i gained 20 ilbs after working hard to loose 85 lbs because of backmproblems now i went off it and still can not drop it

    Reply

    Sarah on Jun, 2, 2011:

    I have been on Plavix since March 2011. I was put on Plavix before my operation for a cerebral aneurysm stint. I had to take Plavix for approximately 10 days prior to surgery and take it for 90 days following surgery. I immediately gained 5-10 lbs just before surgery and gained a total of 23lbs just after surgery. I proceeded to lose a few pounds since but have only lost 9 lobs of the 23 I gained. I work out daily clocking 5-10 kms on the treadmill as well as weight training with low weights, high reps. I also play Ice Hockey and Ball Hockey. I have stayed the same and cannot lose while on Plavix. I'm on no other medications other than Plavix so I know that my weight gain can be attributed to this. I also use keytosis strips to measure whether or not I'm burning calories every morning and every night...I'm not. I will be finished my Plavix in two weeks and will report back to this forum if the weight starts to come off.

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