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 Lyrica, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Fenofibrate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,107 people who have side effects when taking Fenofibrate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

16,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Fenofibrate.
Among them, 284 people (1.76%) 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: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 50.9 %
  • male: 49.1 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.45 %
  • 20-29: 0.9 %
  • 30-39: 14.48 %
  • 40-49: 12.67 %
  • 50-59: 28.51 %
  • 60+: 42.99 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (73 people, 25.70%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (28 people, 9.86%)
  • High Blood Pressure (27 people, 9.51%)
  • Pain (25 people, 8.80%)
  • Sleep Apnea Syndrome (23 people, 8.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (52 people, 18.31%)
  • Ativan (51 people, 17.96%)
  • Gabapentin (47 people, 16.55%)
  • Zometa (46 people, 16.20%)
  • Simvastatin (46 people, 16.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (80 people, 28.17%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (79 people, 27.82%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (75 people, 26.41%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (74 people, 26.06%)
  • Pain (71 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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