Gemfibrozil and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Gemfibrozil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Avandia, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Gemfibrozil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,784 people who have side effects when taking Gemfibrozil from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

12,784 people reported to have side effects when taking Gemfibrozil.
Among them, 290 people (2.27%) have Weight gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gemfibrozil cause Weight gain?

Time on Gemfibrozil when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 48.76 %
  • male: 51.24 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.42 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.84 %
  • 20-29: 0.42 %
  • 30-39: 1.67 %
  • 40-49: 17.57 %
  • 50-59: 35.98 %
  • 60+: 43.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (38 people, 13.10%)
  • High Blood Pressure (34 people, 11.72%)
  • Quit Smoking (27 people, 9.31%)
  • Sleep Disorder (18 people, 6.21%)
  • Pain (18 people, 6.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avandia (69 people, 23.79%)
  • Lisinopril (51 people, 17.59%)
  • Furosemide (37 people, 12.76%)
  • Lasix (33 people, 11.38%)
  • Lipitor (32 people, 11.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (49 people, 16.90%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (45 people, 15.52%)
  • Fatigue (44 people, 15.17%)
  • Pain (43 people, 14.83%)
  • Back Pain (36 people, 12.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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