Review: Weight gain in Hydroxyzine
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 23, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Weight gain (Weight increased) by studying 8,029 people who take Hydroxyzine. We analyze: the time on Hydroxyzine when people have Weight gain, gender and age of these people, the severity of Weight gain, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Hydroxyzine. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Hydroxyzine (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety, insomnia. Commonly reported side effects of Hydroxyzine include nausea, nausea aggravated, pain, stress and anxiety, fatigue.
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 8,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyzine. Among them, 281 people (3.50%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Hydroxyzine 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||18.75%||31.25%||12.50%||12.50%||6.25%||18.75%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Hydroxyzine * :
|Weight gain||78.60%||21.40% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Hydroxyzine * :
|Weight gain||0.45%||1.36%||2.71%||7.69%||10.41%||28.96%||37.10%||11.31% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Hydroxyzine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||44.44%||55.56%||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 * :
- Hypertension (84 people, 29.89%)
- Pain (72 people, 25.62%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (66 people, 23.49%)
- Diabetes mellitus (61 people, 21.71%)
- Blood cholesterol (61 people, 21.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (93 people, 33.10%)
- Prilosec (93 people, 33.10%)
- Potassium chloride (87 people, 30.96%)
- Chantix (83 people, 29.54%)
- Toprol-xl (73 people, 25.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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