Review: could Fortesta cause Weight Gain?


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Fortesta, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood testosterone decreased . We study 302 people who have side effects while taking Fortesta from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Fortesta

Fortesta has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in blood testosterone decreased. (latest outcomes from Fortesta 254 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, oedema peripheral, memory loss, fatigue, dizziness (latest reports from 82,979 Weight gain patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

302 people reported to have side effects when taking Fortesta.
Among them, 8 people (2.65%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fortesta cause Weight gain?

Time on Fortesta when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 75 %

Severity if Weight Gain when taking Fortesta **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Weight Gain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Testosterone Decreased (4 people)
  • Hypertension (2 people)
  • Fatigue (2 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (2 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (4 people)
  • Metformin (2 people)
  • Lisinopril (2 people)
  • Lipitor (2 people)
  • Levothyroxine (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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