Review: could Black Cohosh cause Weight Gain?


Weight gain is found among people who take Black Cohosh, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Oxycontin, and have Hypertension . We study 475 people who have side effects while taking Black cohosh from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Black Cohosh

Black cohosh has active ingredients of black cohosh. It is often used in menopause. (latest outcomes from Black cohosh 643 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, bipolar disorder, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 118,107 Weight gain patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

475 people reported to have side effects when taking Black Cohosh.
Among them, 30 people (6.32%) have Weight Gain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Black cohosh cause Weight gain?

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Black Cohosh *:

  • female: 93.33 %
  • male: 6.67 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Black Cohosh *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 28.57 %
  • 50-59: 35.71 %
  • 60+: 21.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (23 people, 76.67%)
  • Depression (21 people, 70.00%)
  • Metastases To Bone (20 people, 66.67%)
  • Breast Cancer (20 people, 66.67%)
  • Bone Pain (20 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (22 people, 73.33%)
  • Xanax (21 people, 70.00%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (21 people, 70.00%)
  • Vicoprofen (20 people, 66.67%)
  • Monopril (20 people, 66.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hot Flush (24 people, 80.00%)
  • Paraesthesia (22 people, 73.33%)
  • Back Pain (22 people, 73.33%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (21 people, 70.00%)
  • Constipation (21 people, 70.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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