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

Summary: Weight gain is reported only by a few people who take Fortesta.

We study 19 people who have side effects while taking Fortesta from FDA and social media. 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 testosterone. (latest outcomes from 28 Fortesta users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,545 Weight gain patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 19 people reported to have side effects when taking Fortesta. Among them, 1 people (5.26%) has Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Fortesta reports

Time on Fortesta when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain0.00%100.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Fortesta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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 testosterone decreased (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

n/a

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Other than testosterone treatments, what other prescriptions or natural items can be used to help increase sexual desire?
    I am a male in my 30s and have had a low sexual interest level for years. It's been difficult to deal with knowing that It's a part of life that for some reason doesn't seem to ever be a prioritized thought or desire. Although I know love and attraction, taking it to the sexual level almost seems forbidden. I'm not afraid of sex and enjoy it when in action, but never proactively seek to engage. Are there any other treatments than testosterone or viagra that would increase dopamine or adrenaline? I feel I need to be hyper or energized yo be driven to seeking sexual activity. I eat well and exercise, but am having a difficult time finding any lasting remedy. I've had testosterone pellets, and the first treatment lasted about 1.5 weeks and was not effective for the next 2.5. I've had about 20 shots with only two being noticeably effective, and androgel and testim didn't really seem to be all that effective either. Viagra doesn't always work either.
  • What's the cause of heart palpitations
    E-fib or irregular heart beat, more noticeable at night. Have been on hormone replacement since 1995. Started on the patch that caused irritations then switch to 1% Androgel packets. Used 1/2 a packet per day for years, then libido dropped and started using full packet. Everything going good until I started using 25mgs of zinc some months later I started having heart palpitations.
    Stopped androgel and zinc, heart palpitations stopped after 2 weeks, almost afraid to start up again!
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    For transgenders, do you know what is the effect of taking testosterone while having scoliosis?

    For specialist of endocrine/orthopedic/basta specialists:
    (gender therapists)- what effects are you expecting when your patient is taking testosterone while having scoliosis? Will you let them still to take hrt just to achieve what they need and want?
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    In the past I have taken the birth control Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo and have never had any problems. I just switched to the generic brand, Tri-sprintec. I have now officially been taking Tri-Sprintec for 2 months. I recently started to notice that my appetite has increased and I've been eating A LOT more than normal; I have definitely started to gain weight. I also have been a lot more tired than usual.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I started losing my hair more when I started taking the tramadol for pain. I have lost quite a bit of hair since then and started balding on the top of my head. I don't know if it is hormonal or from all the medication I am on because I know that can cause hair loss also. My hair is also limp and lifeless and I have gained about 15 pounds since being on the tramadol. It is the only medication that helps with my pain and chronic anxiety caused by the Cymbalta so I don't know what else to do.

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    axeman225 on Sep, 17, 2014:

    Hi! I am a 26yr old male. I saw this and seems like we are taking the same meds and I wanted to compare. I have been on tramadol for almost 3 years for herniated discs from playing football. I recently have noticed and heard that long term use affects testosterone levels, so I got bloodwork done...turns out I am below range on all levels...which sucks because I am fit (or was) and pretty big. So my doc prescribed testim 1% 50mg/day (as of yesterday) and I wanted to see how it affected you along with takign the tramadol. I dont have hair issues, but I have had weight gain and general feminization due to loss of testosterone....so gross and sad for me. Idk if you are male or female...but I would love to hear what the combo has done for you. If anyone else can chime in it would be great. (fyi..tramadol is a low dose opiate agonist for pain; testim is testosterone gel)

    Reply

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • seems to only be weight gain in the midsection

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