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 Xanax, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Black cohosh. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 640 people who have side effects when taking Black cohosh from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

640 people reported to have side effects when taking Black cohosh.
Among them, 35 people (5.47%) 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: 95 %
  • male: 5 %

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: 18.75 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 37.5 %
  • 60+: 18.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 65.71%)
  • Depression (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Metastases To Bone (20 people, 57.14%)
  • Diabetes (20 people, 57.14%)
  • Breast Cancer (20 people, 57.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (23 people, 65.71%)
  • Oxycontin (22 people, 62.86%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Vicodin (20 people, 57.14%)
  • Ibuprofen (20 people, 57.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Paraesthesia (22 people, 62.86%)
  • Back Pain (22 people, 62.86%)
  • Nasal Congestion (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Joint Swelling (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Constipation (21 people, 60.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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