Review: could Lactulose cause Weight Loss?


Summary

Weight loss is found among people who take Lactulose, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer metastatic . We study 13,520 people who have side effects while taking Lactulose from FDA and social media. Among them, 47 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Lactulose

Lactulose has active ingredients of lactulose. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Lactulose 13,664 users)

Weight Loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, diarrhea, malaise, fatigue (latest reports from 19,184 Weight loss patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

13,520 people reported to have side effects when taking Lactulose.
Among them, 47 people (0.35%) have Weight Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lactulose cause Weight loss?

Time on Lactulose when people have Weight Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Loss when taking Lactulose *:

  • female: 63.83 %
  • male: 36.17 %

Age of people who have Weight Loss when taking Lactulose *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 12.12 %
  • 40-49: 15.15 %
  • 50-59: 15.15 %
  • 60+: 48.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (16 people)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (8 people)
  • Depression (8 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (7 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (27 people)
  • Levaquin (23 people)
  • Lasix (22 people)
  • Protonix (21 people)
  • Lovenox (20 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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