Cholestyramine and Weight gain - from FDA reports
Weight gain is found among people who take Cholestyramine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 2,693 people who have side effects while taking Cholestyramine from FDA. Among them, 55 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Cholestyramine has active ingredients of cholestyramine. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from Cholestyramine 2,819 users)
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 Jan, 29, 2017
2,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Cholestyramine.
Among them, 55 people (2.04%) have Weight Gain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Cholestyramine when people have Weight Gain *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Cholestyramine *:
- female: 61.11 %
- male: 38.89 %
Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Cholestyramine *:
- 0-1: 2.08 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.08 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 6.25 %
- 40-49: 18.75 %
- 50-59: 20.83 %
- 60+: 50.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (8 people, 14.55%)
- Sleep Disorder (6 people, 10.91%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 9.09%)
- High Blood Pressure (4 people, 7.27%)
- Crohn's Disease (4 people, 7.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (18 people, 32.73%)
- Atenolol (16 people, 29.09%)
- Lasix (14 people, 25.45%)
- Prevacid (13 people, 23.64%)
- Lansoprazole (13 people, 23.64%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (27 people, 49.09%)
- Fatigue (26 people, 47.27%)
- Weakness (23 people, 41.82%)
- Depression (23 people, 41.82%)
- Dizziness (22 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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