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Review: could Lamisil cause Weight gain?

We study 6,887 people who have side effects while taking Lamisil from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Lamisil (latest outcomes from 7,223 users) has active ingredients of terbinafine hydrochloride. It is often used in pulmonary aspergilloma (mycetoma).

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,558 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 6,887 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamisil. Among them, 60 people (0.87%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.01% of all the 527,426 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Lamisil reports

Time on Lamisil when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain41.67%50.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Lamisil * :

Weight gain55.74%44.26%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Lamisil * :

Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%3.70%16.67%27.78%37.04%14.81%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Lamisil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 18.33%)
  2. Fungal infection (10 people, 16.67%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (9 people, 15.00%)
  4. Psoriatic arthropathy (9 people, 15.00%)
  5. Erectile dysfunction (8 people, 13.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (13 people, 21.67%)
  2. Humira (10 people, 16.67%)
  3. Simvastatin (10 people, 16.67%)
  4. Sildenafil citrate (9 people, 15.00%)
  5. Metformin hcl (9 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • John on Mar, 22, 2011:

    I have had open heart surgery and a coronary stent so I know I have PAD but have had only minor symptoms. I started taking Lamisil, Terbafina and after working on my bath, caulking, and working outside on the stucco on my house I was sitting on my living room floor and had a severe cramp? or charlie horse in my right thigh that would not go away. I do not know if it is from PAD or Lamisil but according to WEB MD clauseification? ususally happens when walking and goes away with rest mine was exactly the opposite!


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