Black cohosh and Weight gain - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure . We study 552 people who have side effects while taking Black cohosh from FDA. Among them, 32 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 645 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,298 Weight gain patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

552 people reported to have side effects when taking Black Cohosh.
Among them, 32 people (5.8%) 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: 94.12 %
  • male: 5.88 %

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: 13.33 %
  • 40-49: 26.67 %
  • 50-59: 40.0 %
  • 60+: 20.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 71.88%)
  • Depression (21 people, 65.62%)
  • Metastases To Bone (20 people, 62.50%)
  • Diabetes (20 people, 62.50%)
  • Bone Pain (20 people, 62.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (22 people, 68.75%)
  • Xanax (21 people, 65.62%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (21 people, 65.62%)
  • Zometa (20 people, 62.50%)
  • Motrin (20 people, 62.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hot Flush (24 people, 75.00%)
  • Paraesthesia (22 people, 68.75%)
  • Back Pain (22 people, 68.75%)
  • Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (21 people, 65.62%)
  • Constipation (21 people, 65.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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