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Review: could Fentanyl cause Decreased appetite?

Summary: Decreased appetite could be caused by Fentanyl, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Fentanyl citrate, and have Pain.

We study 14,049 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

Fentanyl (latest outcomes from 14,378 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain relief by acupuncture.

Decreased appetite

Decreased appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat) (latest reports from 381,884 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 14,029 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 137 people (0.98%) have Decreased Appetite. They amount to 0.04% of all the 380,925 people who have Decreased Appetite on eHealthMe.

Trend of Decreased appetite in Fentanyl reports

Time on Fentanyl when people have Decreased appetite * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Decreased appetite60.00%16.67%6.67%13.33%3.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Decreased appetite when taking Fentanyl * :

FemaleMale
Decreased appetite48.08%51.92%

Age of people who have Decreased appetite when taking Fentanyl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Decreased appetite0.00%1.49%6.47%3.48%6.97%21.39%18.41%41.79%

Severity of Decreased appetite when taking Fentanyl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Decreased appetite0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Decreased appetite ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (66 people, 48.18%)
  2. Back pain (49 people, 35.77%)
  3. Breakthrough pain (37 people, 27.01%)
  4. Anxiety (27 people, 19.71%)
  5. Dyspepsia (24 people, 17.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fentanyl citrate (137 people, 100.00%)
  2. Duragesic-100 (45 people, 32.85%)
  3. Dilaudid (36 people, 26.28%)
  4. Nexium (34 people, 24.82%)
  5. Protonix (30 people, 21.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have no desire for food, even though I do get hungry along with anxiety and major depression

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Hypertension, colitis, appetite decrease occurred following second biweekly treatment. No recovery following a total of four treatments. Pt has GAD 65 and P/QType calcium channel antibodies. Results to level of antibodies is currently outstanding in lab.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • My grandmother (94 years old and 95 pounds) is currently in a rehabilitation facility after a hospital stay for a UTI she suffered. She was fine at the hospital but has now been given the Fentanyl Patch, along with a much stronger dose of Vicodin for her pain and suddenly became delusional and is loudly moaning incoherent gibberish for hours straight. She is now refusing food and medication. I completely understand that she is 94 years of age but this came on so suddenly and I feel that she may be overmedicated. I also know that UTI's can cause some of these symptoms but she has been treated for that and in the past has suffered mild symptoms and once treated bounces back.

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