Review: could Lamisil cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Lamisil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes.
We study 6,892 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 has active ingredients of terbinafine hydrochloride. It is often used in pulmonary aspergilloma (mycetoma). (latest outcomes from 7,230 Lamisil users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 6,892 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamisil. Among them, 60 people (0.87%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Lamisil 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||41.67%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Lamisil * :
|Weight gain||55.74%||44.26% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Lamisil * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.70%||16.67%||27.78%||37.04%||14.81% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Lamisil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 18.33%)
- Fungal infection (10 people, 16.67%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (9 people, 15.00%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (9 people, 15.00%)
- Erectile dysfunction (8 people, 13.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (13 people, 21.67%)
- Humira (10 people, 16.67%)
- Simvastatin (10 people, 16.67%)
- Sildenafil citrate (9 people, 15.00%)
- Metformin hcl (9 people, 15.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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