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Review: could Bystolic cause Weight gain?

Summary: Weight gain could be caused by Bystolic, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 3,879 people who have side effects while taking Bystolic from FDA and social media. Among them, 76 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 3,908 people reported to have side effects when taking Bystolic. Among them, 76 people (1.94%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.01% of all the 520,670 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Bystolic reports

Time on Bystolic when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain37.50%25.00%12.50%20.83%4.17%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Bystolic * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain70.13%29.87%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.80%14.49%26.09%53.62%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Bystolic ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain11.11%55.56%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (35 people, 46.05%)
  2. Depression (7 people, 9.21%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (6 people, 7.89%)
  4. Blood pressure increased (5 people, 6.58%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 6.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (19 people, 25.00%)
  2. Simvastatin (12 people, 15.79%)
  3. Lisinopril (12 people, 15.79%)
  4. Lipitor (11 people, 14.47%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (10 people, 13.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Isoptin SR has recently been increased, along with introduction of Nebilet (Bystolic). Had been on Aspirin 300mg, Pravastatin 40mg, and Isoptin SR 120mg x 2 a day, for years and seemed fine. Recent introduction of another 120mg Isoptin and Bystolic 1.5mg seem to have caused havoc (although maybe the hair loss predates this.) Centrax is very occasional, possibly 10mg x 2 or 3 a week.

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