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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 13,987 people who have side effects while taking Lactulose from FDA and social media. Among them, 49 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Lactulose and have Weight loss >>>

Lactulose

Lactulose has active ingredients of lactulose. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Lactulose 14,073 users)

Weight loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Weight loss 16,911 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 13,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Lactulose. Among them, 49 people (0.35%) have Weight Loss.

Trend of Weight loss in Lactulose reports

Time on Lactulose when people have Weight loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight loss64.00%36.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss0.00%0.00%0.00%8.57%11.43%14.29%17.14%48.57%

Severity of Weight loss when taking Lactulose ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer metastatic (16 people, 32.65%)
  2. Pain (9 people, 18.37%)
  3. Metastatic neoplasm (8 people, 16.33%)
  4. Depression (8 people, 16.33%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (7 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (27 people, 55.10%)
  2. Lasix (23 people, 46.94%)
  3. Levaquin (23 people, 46.94%)
  4. Protonix (21 people, 42.86%)
  5. Lovenox (20 people, 40.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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