Review: could Isentress cause Weight gain?
We study 4,258 people who have side effects while taking Isentress from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Isentress (latest outcomes from 4,361 users) has active ingredients of raltegravir potassium. It is often used in hiv infection.
Weight gain (latest reports from 527,628 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 26, 2014: 4,258 people reported to have side effects when taking Isentress. Among them, 34 people (0.80%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.01% of all the 527,534 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
Time on Isentress 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||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Isentress * :
|Weight gain||36.67%||63.33% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Isentress * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.69%||46.15%||38.46%||7.69% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Isentress ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||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 * :
- Hiv infection (28 people, 82.35%)
- Prophylaxis (2 people, 5.88%)
- Back pain (1 people, 2.94%)
- Cardiac disorder (1 people, 2.94%)
- Hair loss (1 people, 2.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Norvir (11 people, 32.35%)
- Darunavir (10 people, 29.41%)
- Prezista (9 people, 26.47%)
- Truvada (9 people, 26.47%)
- Etravirine (8 people, 23.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My idea of severe weight gain: 25lbs in 6 weeks.
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