Review: could Depo-testosterone cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Depo-testosterone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Folic acid, and have High blood pressure.
We study 620 people who have side effects while taking Depo-testosterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Depo-testosterone has active ingredients of testosterone cypionate. It is often used in testosterone. (latest outcomes from 643 Depo-testosterone 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: 620 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-testosterone. Among them, 8 people (1.29%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Depo-testosterone 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||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Depo-testosterone * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Depo-testosterone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (1 people, 12.50%)
- Liver transplant (1 people, 12.50%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (1 people, 12.50%)
- Erectile dysfunction (1 people, 12.50%)
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (3 people, 37.50%)
- Zestoretic (2 people, 25.00%)
- Prevacid (2 people, 25.00%)
- Norvasc (2 people, 25.00%)
- Claritin (2 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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