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Review: could Glimepiride cause Weight gain?

We study 10,052 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA and social media. Among them, 202 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Glimepiride

Glimepiride (latest outcomes from 10,295 users) has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,495 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 10,052 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 202 people (2.01%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.04% of all the 527,408 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Glimepiride reports

Time on Glimepiride when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain6.67%6.67%0.00%13.33%53.33%20.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain61.76%38.24%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%1.15%3.45%10.92%27.01%57.47%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Glimepiride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain33.33%66.67%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. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (62 people, 30.69%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (51 people, 25.25%)
  3. Hypertension (24 people, 11.88%)
  4. Depression (21 people, 10.40%)
  5. Anxiety (12 people, 5.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (41 people, 20.30%)
  2. Actos (35 people, 17.33%)
  3. Byetta (32 people, 15.84%)
  4. Aspirin (29 people, 14.36%)
  5. Simvastatin (28 people, 13.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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