Review: could Elmiron cause Weight gain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,844 people who take Elmiron. Among them, 54 have Weight gain. See who they are, when they have Weight gain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Elmiron (latest outcomes from 1,919 users) has active ingredients of pentosan polysulfate sodium. It is often used in interstitial cystitis (ic), cystitis interstitial. Commonly reported side effects of Elmiron include nausea, headache, hair loss, pain relief by acupuncture, pain.
Weight gain (latest reports from 507,975 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 1,844 people reported to have side effects when taking Elmiron. Among them, 54 people (2.93%) 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%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Elmiron * :
|Weight gain||95.16%||4.84% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Elmiron * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.17%||22.92%||43.75%||18.75%||10.42% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Elmiron ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||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 * :
- Cystitis interstitial (21 people, 38.89%)
- Hypothyroidism (9 people, 16.67%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 12.96%)
- Depression (4 people, 7.41%)
- Pain (4 people, 7.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Synthroid (14 people, 25.93%)
- Elavil (11 people, 20.37%)
- Heparin (9 people, 16.67%)
- Verapamil (9 people, 16.67%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 12.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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