Review: could Fentanyl cause Decreased appetite?
We study 14,061 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 137 have Decreased appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Decreased appetite and more.
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Fentanyl (latest outcomes from 14,390 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain.
Decreased appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat) (latest reports from 385,400 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 14,061 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 137 people (0.97%) have Decreased Appetite. They amount to 0.04% of all the 385,334 people who have Decreased Appetite on eHealthMe.
Time on Fentanyl when people have Decreased appetite * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Decreased appetite||60.00%||16.67%||6.67%||13.33%||3.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Decreased appetite when taking Fentanyl * :
|Decreased appetite||48.08%||51.92% |
Age of people who have Decreased appetite when taking Fentanyl * :
|Decreased appetite||0.00%||1.49%||6.47%||3.48%||6.97%||21.39%||18.41%||41.79% |
Severity of Decreased appetite when taking Fentanyl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Decreased appetite||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Decreased appetite ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (66 people, 48.18%)
- Back pain (49 people, 35.77%)
- Breakthrough pain (37 people, 27.01%)
- Anxiety (27 people, 19.71%)
- Dyspepsia (24 people, 17.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fentanyl citrate (137 people, 100.00%)
- Duragesic-100 (45 people, 32.85%)
- Dilaudid (36 people, 26.28%)
- Nexium (34 people, 24.82%)
- Protonix (30 people, 21.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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