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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 9,677 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

Gemfibrozil has active ingredients of gemfibrozil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 9,844 Gemfibrozil users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 9,677 people reported to have side effects when taking Gemfibrozil. Among them, 233 people (2.41%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Gemfibrozil reports

Time on Gemfibrozil when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain0.00%14.29%42.86%0.00%42.86%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain51.02%48.98%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.97%0.97%1.93%17.39%37.20%41.55%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Gemfibrozil ** :

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

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (37 people, 15.88%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (33 people, 14.16%)
  3. Hypertension (31 people, 13.30%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (30 people, 12.88%)
  5. Asthma (23 people, 9.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avandia (69 people, 29.61%)
  2. Aspirin (57 people, 24.46%)
  3. Lisinopril (55 people, 23.61%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (37 people, 15.88%)
  5. Furosemide (37 people, 15.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I am male and I now know what a dang hot flash is...YEOW. Can ya keep me from getting fatter?

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