Fenofibrate and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Fenofibrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Ativan, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 14,704 people who have side effects while taking Fenofibrate from FDA. Among them, 274 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Fenofibrate

Fenofibrate has active ingredients of fenofibrate. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Fenofibrate 15,379 users)

Weight Gain

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 Jan, 21, 2017

14,704 people reported to have side effects when taking Fenofibrate.
Among them, 274 people (1.86%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fenofibrate cause Weight gain?

Time on Fenofibrate when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Fenofibrate *:

  • female: 51.31 %
  • male: 48.69 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Fenofibrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.46 %
  • 20-29: 0.93 %
  • 30-39: 14.81 %
  • 40-49: 12.96 %
  • 50-59: 29.17 %
  • 60+: 41.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (72 people, 26.28%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (28 people, 10.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (26 people, 9.49%)
  • Pain (24 people, 8.76%)
  • Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (23 people, 8.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (51 people, 18.61%)
  • Ativan (51 people, 18.61%)
  • Gabapentin (47 people, 17.15%)
  • Zometa (46 people, 16.79%)
  • Simvastatin (46 people, 16.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (79 people, 28.83%)
  • Fatigue (78 people, 28.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (75 people, 27.37%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (73 people, 26.64%)
  • Pain (71 people, 25.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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