Imuran and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Imuran, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Remicade, and have Crohn's disease . We study 15,164 people who have side effects while taking Imuran from FDA. Among them, 224 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Imuran

Imuran has active ingredients of azathioprine. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Imuran 15,678 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

15,164 people reported to have side effects when taking Imuran.
Among them, 224 people (1.48%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Imuran cause Weight gain?

Time on Imuran when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 83.94 %
  • male: 16.06 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.56 %
  • 10-19: 11.17 %
  • 20-29: 8.94 %
  • 30-39: 16.2 %
  • 40-49: 22.91 %
  • 50-59: 25.7 %
  • 60+: 14.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (76 people, 33.93%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (22 people, 9.82%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (18 people, 8.04%)
  • High Blood Pressure (18 people, 8.04%)
  • Pain (17 people, 7.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remicade (56 people, 25.00%)
  • Prednisone (53 people, 23.66%)
  • Humira (43 people, 19.20%)
  • Plaquenil (38 people, 16.96%)
  • Asacol (27 people, 12.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (54 people, 24.11%)
  • High Blood Pressure (44 people, 19.64%)
  • Fatigue (43 people, 19.20%)
  • Joint Pain (37 people, 16.52%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (36 people, 16.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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