Fenofibrate and Weight gain - from FDA reports
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 pressure. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Fenofibrate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,814 people who have side effects when taking Fenofibrate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
16,814 people reported to have side effects when taking Fenofibrate.
Among them, 297 people (1.77%) have Weight gain
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 51.72 %
- male: 48.28 %
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Fenofibrate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.43 %
- 20-29: 0.86 %
- 30-39: 13.73 %
- 40-49: 12.02 %
- 50-59: 28.76 %
- 60+: 44.21 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (30 people, 10.10%)
- Multiple Myeloma (29 people, 9.76%)
- Pain (28 people, 9.43%)
- Depression (26 people, 8.75%)
- Sleep Apnea Syndrome (23 people, 7.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lyrica (57 people, 19.19%)
- Ativan (52 people, 17.51%)
- Zometa (47 people, 15.82%)
- Gabapentin (47 people, 15.82%)
- Simvastatin (46 people, 15.49%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (81 people, 27.27%)
- Stress And Anxiety (76 people, 25.59%)
- Breathing Difficulty (75 people, 25.25%)
- Pain (73 people, 24.58%)
- Joint Pain (69 people, 23.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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