Review: could Gemfibrozil cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Gemfibrozil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Avandia, and have Depression.
We study 9,683 people who have side effects while taking Gemfibrozil from FDA and social media. Among them, 233 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Gemfibrozil has active ingredients of gemfibrozil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 9,848 Gemfibrozil users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,623 Weight gain patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 9,683 people reported to have side effects when taking Gemfibrozil. Among them, 233 people (2.41%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Gemfibrozil when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||0.00%||14.29%||42.86%||0.00%||42.86%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Gemfibrozil * :
|Weight gain||51.02%||48.98% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Gemfibrozil * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.97%||0.97%||1.93%||17.39%||37.20%||41.55% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Gemfibrozil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (37 people, 15.88%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (33 people, 14.16%)
- Hypertension (31 people, 13.30%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (30 people, 12.88%)
- Asthma (23 people, 9.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Avandia (69 people, 29.61%)
- Aspirin (57 people, 24.46%)
- Lisinopril (55 people, 23.61%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (37 people, 15.88%)
- Furosemide (37 people, 15.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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