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Review: could Levofloxacin cause Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased)?

Summary: Weight gain - unintentional is found among people who take Levofloxacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Asthma.

We study 5,444 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.

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Levofloxacin

Levofloxacin (latest outcomes from 5,538 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in sinusitis.

Weight gain - unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional (latest reports from 530,688 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 5,442 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin. Among them, 40 people (0.74%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.

Trend of Weight gain - unintentional in Levofloxacin reports

Time on Levofloxacin when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain - unintentional100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Levofloxacin * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain - unintentional42.50%57.50%

Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Levofloxacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%0.00%2.94%8.82%8.82%23.53%11.76%44.12%

Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Levofloxacin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (5 people, 12.50%)
  2. Acute myeloid leukaemia (4 people, 10.00%)
  3. Ill-defined disorder (2 people, 5.00%)
  4. Depression (2 people, 5.00%)
  5. Pancreatic carcinoma (1 people, 2.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (9 people, 22.50%)
  2. Potassium chloride (8 people, 20.00%)
  3. Fluconazole (6 people, 15.00%)
  4. Vancomycin (6 people, 15.00%)
  5. Singulair (6 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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