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Review: could Glimepiride cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Glimepiride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Metformin hcl, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 10,060 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA and social media. Among them, 203 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 10,306 users) has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes.

Trend of glimepiride reports

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 75,856 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Weight gain reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 10,060 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 203 people (2.02%) have Weight Gain.

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 gain61.95%38.05%

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%1.14%3.43%10.86%27.43%57.14%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Glimepiride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain25.00%50.00%0.00%25.00%

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, 30.54%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (51 people, 25.12%)
  3. Hypertension (24 people, 11.82%)
  4. Depression (21 people, 10.34%)
  5. Anxiety (12 people, 5.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (41 people, 20.20%)
  2. Actos (35 people, 17.24%)
  3. Byetta (32 people, 15.76%)
  4. Aspirin (29 people, 14.29%)
  5. Simvastatin (28 people, 13.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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