Review: could Cholestyramine cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Cholestyramine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Lipitor, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 1,681 people who have side effects while taking Cholestyramine from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 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 1,743 Cholestyramine users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,623 Weight gain patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 1,681 people reported to have side effects when taking Cholestyramine. Among them, 43 people (2.56%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Cholestyramine when people have Weight gain * :
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Cholestyramine * :
|Weight gain||59.09%||40.91% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Cholestyramine * :
|Weight gain||2.44%||0.00%||2.44%||0.00%||7.32%||21.95%||14.63%||51.22% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Cholestyramine ** :
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (7 people, 16.28%)
- Fibromyalgia (4 people, 9.30%)
- Sleep disorder (4 people, 9.30%)
- Iron deficiency anaemia (4 people, 9.30%)
- Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 6.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (18 people, 41.86%)
- Lasix (13 people, 30.23%)
- Percocet (13 people, 30.23%)
- Lansoprazole (13 people, 30.23%)
- Atenolol (13 people, 30.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Lisinopril, Prednisone, Myfortic, Prograf for a 59-year old woman with Transplant - Kidney, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Weight Gain, Blood Creatinine Increased
- A study of side effects of Lyrica for a 30-year old woman with Nerve Injury. The patient has Lower Sex Driver, Weight Gain, Hot Flush (sudden feelings of heat)
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Methotrexate Sodium Preservative Free, Plavix, Plaquenil, Humira, Folic Acid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 59-year old woman with Coronary Artery Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Weight Gain
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