Elmiron and Weight gain - from FDA reports
Weight gain is found among people who take Elmiron, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Cystitis interstitial . We study 2,859 people who have side effects while taking Elmiron from FDA. Among them, 68 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Elmiron has active ingredients of pentosan polysulfate sodium. It is often used in interstitial cystitis (ic). (latest outcomes from Elmiron 3,104 users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).
On Feb, 21, 2017
2,859 people reported to have side effects when taking Elmiron.
Among them, 68 people (2.38%) have Weight Gain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Elmiron when people have Weight Gain *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Elmiron *:
- female: 92.65 %
- male: 7.35 %
Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Elmiron *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 3.7 %
- 30-39: 20.37 %
- 40-49: 40.74 %
- 50-59: 18.52 %
- 60+: 16.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Cystitis Interstitial (18 people, 26.47%)
- High Blood Pressure (5 people, 7.35%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 7.35%)
- Migraine (4 people, 5.88%)
- Depression (4 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Synthroid (12 people, 17.65%)
- Elavil (9 people, 13.24%)
- Xanax (7 people, 10.29%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (7 people, 10.29%)
- Ambien (7 people, 10.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (12 people, 17.65%)
- Fatigue (11 people, 16.18%)
- Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 13.24%)
- Dizziness (9 people, 13.24%)
- Constipation (9 people, 13.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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