Review: could Citalopram hydrobromide cause Weight gain?
Summary: Weight gain could be caused by Citalopram hydrobromide, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Zyprexa, and have Depression.
We study 23,151 people who have side effects while taking Citalopram hydrobromide from FDA and social media. Among them, 422 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Citalopram hydrobromide (latest outcomes from 24,764 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.
Weight gain (latest reports from 521,524 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 22,992 people reported to have side effects when taking Citalopram hydrobromide. Among them, 422 people (1.84%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.08% of all the 520,747 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
Time on Citalopram hydrobromide when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||11.76%||20.59%||19.12%||20.59%||13.24%||10.29%||4.41% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Citalopram hydrobromide * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||3.02%||13.74%||12.09%||26.37%||27.20%||17.58% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Citalopram hydrobromide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||3.57%||53.57%||35.71%||7.14% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||11.11%||0.00%||88.89% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (91 people, 21.56%)
- Anxiety (42 people, 9.95%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (28 people, 6.64%)
- Neuralgia (26 people, 6.16%)
- Insomnia (22 people, 5.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (63 people, 14.93%)
- Celexa (52 people, 12.32%)
- Gabapentin (46 people, 10.90%)
- Lyrica (39 people, 9.24%)
- Xanax (36 people, 8.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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