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Review: could Clindamycin cause Weight gain - unintentional?

Summary: Weight gain - unintentional could be caused by Clindamycin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Levothyroxine sodium, and have Cellulitis.

We study 1,080 people who have side effects while taking Clindamycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.

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Clindamycin hydrochloride

Clindamycin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 1,276 users) has active ingredients of clindamycin hydrochloride. It is often used in infection, tooth abscess. Commonly reported side effects of Clindamycin hydrochloride include pain, fever, stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated, diarrhea.

Weight gain - unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional (latest reports from 521,540 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride. Among them, 9 people (0.86%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional. They amount to 0.00% of all the 520,720 people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain - unintentional in Clindamycin hydrochloride reports

Time on Clindamycin hydrochloride when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain - unintentional100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%37.50%0.00%50.00%

Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cellulitis (3 people, 33.33%)
  2. Bronchitis (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 22.22%)
  4. Cardiac disorder (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Pain (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 33.33%)
  2. Zithromax (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Meclizine (3 people, 33.33%)
  4. Clonazepam (3 people, 33.33%)
  5. Vancomycin (3 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • I have stopped using this drug as it has cause me a lot of problems as stated above and the Pharmaceutical drug company knew about my effects they just don't care or they would make better drugs with less side effects idiot scientist.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I am an obese male who lost 70 pounds over the last three years. My weight remained stable for nearly one year. My doctor prescribed and I have been compliant with taking the above mentioned medications for the last nine months and they were keeping my blood glucose in check and lowered my A1C by 60% over that time. Over the last three months, I have gained 8 lbs. without any change to my caloric intake or exercise regimen (I walk two miles a day.). Has my body adapted to taking these medications and now be causing weight gain?

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Encopresis stopped for a long period of time, but then started back up

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