Review: could Glimepiride cause Weight gain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,078 people who take Glimepiride. Among them, 202 have Weight gain. See who they are, when they have Weight gain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Glimepiride (latest outcomes from 9,656 users) has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Glimepiride include blood glucose increased, nausea, weight decreased, fatigue, fatigue aggravated.
Weight gain (latest reports from 511,396 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 9,458 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 183 people (1.93%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Glimepiride 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||16.67%||16.67%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Glimepiride * :
|Weight gain||60.43%||39.57% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Glimepiride * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.20%||3.61%||11.45%||25.90%||57.83% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Glimepiride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (57 people, 31.15%)
- Diabetes mellitus (44 people, 24.04%)
- Depression (21 people, 11.48%)
- Hypertension (21 people, 11.48%)
- Anxiety (10 people, 5.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (40 people, 21.86%)
- Actos (35 people, 19.13%)
- Byetta (32 people, 17.49%)
- Aspirin (28 people, 15.30%)
- Lisinopril (27 people, 14.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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