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

Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Cimzia, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Crohn's disease. We study 12,968 people who have side effects while taking Cimzia from FDA and social media. Among them, 107 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Cimzia

Cimzia has active ingredients of certolizumab pegol. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 13,020 Cimzia users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,706 Weight gain patients)

On May, 16, 2015: 12,968 people reported to have side effects when taking Cimzia. Among them, 107 people (0.83%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Cimzia reports

Time on Cimzia when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain35.00%30.00%10.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain80.51%19.49%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%13.33%14.67%36.00%16.00%20.00%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Cimzia ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%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. Crohn's disease (69 people, 64.49%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (12 people, 11.21%)
  3. Spondylitis (9 people, 8.41%)
  4. Psoriasis (8 people, 7.48%)
  5. Dyspepsia (3 people, 2.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (15 people, 14.02%)
  2. Omeprazole (12 people, 11.21%)
  3. Vitamin d (11 people, 10.28%)
  4. Folic acid (10 people, 9.35%)
  5. Tramadol hcl (10 people, 9.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I have found absolutely no relieve in my joints and a little relief in my gastrointestinal issues. I have gained about 15 lbs since July 2014...the start of cimzia..I will no longer be taking the medication due to lack of relief and obviously the weight gain.

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