Glipizide and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Glipizide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Avandia, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 33,363 people who have side effects while taking Glipizide from FDA. Among them, 848 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Glipizide

Glipizide has active ingredients of glipizide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Glipizide 34,149 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,298 Weight gain patients).

On Feb, 23, 2017

33,363 people reported to have side effects when taking Glipizide.
Among them, 848 people (2.54%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glipizide cause Weight gain?

Time on Glipizide when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Glipizide *:

  • female: 55.09 %
  • male: 44.91 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Glipizide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.63 %
  • 30-39: 2.53 %
  • 40-49: 8.32 %
  • 50-59: 23.33 %
  • 60+: 64.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (203 people, 23.94%)
  • Diabetes (138 people, 16.27%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (62 people, 7.31%)
  • High Blood Pressure (57 people, 6.72%)
  • Depression (41 people, 4.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avandia (145 people, 17.10%)
  • Metformin (143 people, 16.86%)
  • Lipitor (116 people, 13.68%)
  • Lisinopril (115 people, 13.56%)
  • Byetta (114 people, 13.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Blood Glucose Increased (160 people, 18.87%)
  • Fatigue (143 people, 16.86%)
  • Nausea (112 people, 13.21%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (103 people, 12.15%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (83 people, 9.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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