Review: could Elmiron cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: 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 1,873 people who have side effects while taking Elmiron from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 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 1,991 Elmiron 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 Mar, 3, 2015: 1,873 people reported to have side effects when taking Elmiron. Among them, 56 people (2.99%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Elmiron 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%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Elmiron * :
|Weight gain||95.31%||4.69% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Elmiron * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.00%||22.00%||46.00%||18.00%||10.00% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Elmiron ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
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 * :
- Cystitis interstitial (23 people, 41.07%)
- Hypothyroidism (9 people, 16.07%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 12.50%)
- Depression (4 people, 7.14%)
- Pain (4 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Synthroid (14 people, 25.00%)
- Elavil (12 people, 21.43%)
- Heparin (9 people, 16.07%)
- Verapamil (9 people, 16.07%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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