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Review: could Cholestyramine cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 1,679 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

Cholestyramine (latest outcomes from 1,740 users) has active ingredients of cholestyramine. It is often used in diarrhea.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,968 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 1,678 people reported to have side effects when taking Cholestyramine. Among them, 43 people (2.56%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Cholestyramine reports

Time on Cholestyramine when people have Weight gain * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain59.09%40.91%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain2.44%0.00%2.44%0.00%7.32%21.95%14.63%51.22%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Cholestyramine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (7 people, 16.28%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (4 people, 9.30%)
  3. Sleep disorder (4 people, 9.30%)
  4. Iron deficiency anaemia (4 people, 9.30%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 6.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (18 people, 41.86%)
  2. Lasix (13 people, 30.23%)
  3. Percocet (13 people, 30.23%)
  4. Lansoprazole (13 people, 30.23%)
  5. Atenolol (13 people, 30.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • chronic fatigue


    daily constant headache


    continuing cyanosis (nobody seems to tell me why....!)


    weight gain


    bloating of tummy area and waistline


    swollen and tender breasts (at sides)


    severe acid reflux


    tingling / burning sensation in my feet when I shower


    poor memory / concentration


    'tightness' of jaw / swollen glands in neck


    brown spots which appear then disappear at random


    backache (upper back)


    when I blow my nose my right eye bulges and waters (random... I know but I'm just listing everything strange which has recently developed)


    vision has decreased


    decreased urine output


    constant diarrhoea

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