Review: could Imuran cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
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 Prednisone, and have Crohn's disease. We study 9,577 people who have side effects while taking Imuran from FDA and social media. Among them, 118 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Imuran has active ingredients of azathioprine. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 9,816 Imuran users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,706 Weight gain patients)
On Apr, 29, 2015: 9,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Imuran. Among them, 118 people (1.23%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Imuran 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||33.33%||22.22%||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||22.22%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Imuran * :
|Weight gain||86.07%||13.93% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Imuran * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||5.71%||13.33%||26.67%||27.62%||12.38% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Imuran ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||14.29%||42.86%||42.86%||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 * :
- Crohn's disease (31 people, 26.27%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (13 people, 11.02%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 9.32%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (11 people, 9.32%)
- Depression (9 people, 7.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (44 people, 37.29%)
- Remicade (33 people, 27.97%)
- Plaquenil (24 people, 20.34%)
- Asacol (22 people, 18.64%)
- Prevacid (18 people, 15.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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