Isentress and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Isentress, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Norvir, and have Hiv infection . We study 7,565 people who have side effects while taking Isentress from FDA. Among them, 85 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Isentress

Isentress has active ingredients of raltegravir potassium. It is often used in hiv infection. (latest outcomes from Isentress 7,757 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, 25, 2017

7,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Isentress.
Among them, 85 people (1.12%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Isentress cause Weight gain?

Time on Isentress when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 40.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 26.25 %
  • male: 73.75 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 35.38 %
  • 50-59: 41.54 %
  • 60+: 15.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hiv Infection (65 people, 76.47%)
  • Rashes (4 people, 4.71%)
  • Preventive Health Care (4 people, 4.71%)
  • Dyslipidaemia (3 people, 3.53%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (3 people, 3.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Norvir (34 people, 40.00%)
  • Truvada (26 people, 30.59%)
  • Prezista (22 people, 25.88%)
  • Reyataz (13 people, 15.29%)
  • Crestor (13 people, 15.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Lipodystrophy Acquired (9 people, 10.59%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (8 people, 9.41%)
  • Weakness (7 people, 8.24%)
  • Oedema (7 people, 8.24%)
  • Fatigue (7 people, 8.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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