Review: could Glipizide cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
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 21,786 people who have side effects while taking Glipizide from FDA and social media. Among them, 637 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Glipizide has active ingredients of glipizide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 22,184 Glipizide users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,545 Weight gain patients)
On Jan, 12, 2015: 21,782 people reported to have side effects when taking Glipizide. Among them, 637 people (2.92%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Glipizide 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||62.50%||12.50%||12.50%||0.00%||8.33%||4.17%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Glipizide * :
|Weight gain||53.53%||46.47% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Glipizide * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.79%||2.87%||8.60%||26.52%||60.22% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Glipizide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||100.00%||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 * :
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (84 people, 13.19%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (76 people, 11.93%)
- Diabetes mellitus (73 people, 11.46%)
- Hypertension (38 people, 5.97%)
- Depression (34 people, 5.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Avandia (159 people, 24.96%)
- Metformin hcl (140 people, 21.98%)
- Aspirin (137 people, 21.51%)
- Lisinopril (113 people, 17.74%)
- Byetta (109 people, 17.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Thanks in advance for your responses.
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