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Review: could Diltiazem hydrochloride cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Diltiazem hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Cardiac disorder.

We study 6,066 people who have side effects while taking Diltiazem hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 90 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Diltiazem hydrochloride

Diltiazem hydrochloride has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 6,567 Diltiazem hydrochloride users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain patients)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 6,063 people reported to have side effects when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride. Among them, 90 people (1.48%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Diltiazem hydrochloride reports

Time on Diltiazem hydrochloride when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain0.00%8.33%25.00%8.33%50.00%0.00%8.33%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain62.64%37.36%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.53%29.41%15.29%51.76%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%28.57%71.43%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. Cardiac disorder (12 people, 13.33%)
  2. Obesity (11 people, 12.22%)
  3. Hypertension (11 people, 12.22%)
  4. Muscle spasms (11 people, 12.22%)
  5. Depression (9 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (26 people, 28.89%)
  2. Furosemide (20 people, 22.22%)
  3. Atenolol (19 people, 21.11%)
  4. Isosorbide mononitrate (19 people, 21.11%)
  5. Nitroglycerin (18 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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