Review: could Glipizide cause Weight Gain?


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 Metformin Hcl, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 25,131 people who have side effects while taking Glipizide from FDA and social media. Among them, 691 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 32,926 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, oedema peripheral, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 114,276 Weight gain patients).

On Sep, 14, 2016

25,131 people reported to have side effects when taking Glipizide.
Among them, 691 people (2.75%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glipizide cause Weight gain?

Time on Glipizide when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 57.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.54 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.85 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 53.88 %
  • male: 46.12 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.94 %
  • 30-39: 3.18 %
  • 40-49: 8.83 %
  • 50-59: 26.15 %
  • 60+: 59.89 %

Severity if Weight Gain when taking Glipizide **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 83.33 %
  • severe: 16.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Weight Gain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (91 people, 13.17%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (89 people, 12.88%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus Non-Insulin-Dependent (81 people, 11.72%)
  • Hypertension (39 people, 5.64%)
  • Depression (34 people, 4.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin Hcl (145 people, 20.98%)
  • Avandia (144 people, 20.84%)
  • Lisinopril (116 people, 16.79%)
  • Byetta (107 people, 15.48%)
  • Aspirin (106 people, 15.34%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Blood Glucose Increased (130 people, 18.81%)
  • Fatigue (116 people, 16.79%)
  • Nausea (101 people, 14.62%)
  • Dyspnoea (86 people, 12.45%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (74 people, 10.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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