Review: could Celebrex cause Weight Loss?


Weight loss is found among people who take Celebrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 81,554 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 294 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Celebrex has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Celebrex 83,109 users)

Weight Loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with drug ineffective, abdominal pain upper, diarrhea, malaise, fatigue (latest reports from 21,018 Weight loss patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

81,554 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex.
Among them, 294 people (0.36%) have Weight Loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Celebrex cause Weight loss?

Time on Celebrex when people have Weight Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 6.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.34 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.79 %
  • 10+ years: 6.9 %

Gender of people who have Weight Loss when taking Celebrex *:

  • female: 74.05 %
  • male: 25.95 %

Age of people who have Weight Loss when taking Celebrex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.41 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.24 %
  • 30-39: 13.22 %
  • 40-49: 22.73 %
  • 50-59: 21.07 %
  • 60+: 41.32 %

Severity if Weight Loss when taking Celebrex **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Weight Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (67 people)
  • Pain (52 people)
  • Breast Cancer (31 people)
  • Arthritis (31 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (30 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (95 people)
  • Ambien (80 people)
  • Lasix (72 people)
  • Lisinopril (67 people)
  • Aredia (66 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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