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Review: could Fenofibrate cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 8,825 people who have side effects while taking Fenofibrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 177 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Fenofibrate

Fenofibrate (latest outcomes from 9,121 users) has active ingredients of fenofibrate. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,847 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 8,825 people reported to have side effects when taking Fenofibrate. Among them, 177 people (2.01%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Fenofibrate reports

Time on Fenofibrate when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain0.00%30.00%10.00%20.00%30.00%0.00%10.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain49.17%50.83%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.65%1.96%20.26%12.42%33.33%31.37%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Fenofibrate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%50.00%33.33%16.67%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (24 people, 13.56%)
  2. Sleep apnoea syndrome (22 people, 12.43%)
  3. Pain (19 people, 10.73%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (18 people, 10.17%)
  5. Bone density decreased (15 people, 8.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (45 people, 25.42%)
  2. Ativan (44 people, 24.86%)
  3. Gabapentin (43 people, 24.29%)
  4. Zometa (41 people, 23.16%)
  5. Aspirin (36 people, 20.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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