Review: could Linzess cause Weight Loss?


Summary

Weight loss is reported only by a few people who take Linzess. We study 785 people who have side effects while taking Linzess from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Linzess

Linzess has active ingredients of linaclotide. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Linzess 1,231 users)

Weight Loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with drug ineffective, abdominal pain upper, diarrhea, malaise, fatigue (latest reports from 21,018 Weight loss patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

785 people reported to have side effects when taking Linzess.
Among them, 1 person (0.13%) has Weight Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Linzess cause Weight loss?

Time on Linzess when people have Weight Loss *:

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

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Weight Loss when taking Linzess **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

How people recovered from Weight Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Shortness Of Breath (2 people)
  • Ptsd (2 people)
  • Osteopenia (2 people)
  • Opiate Withdrawal (2 people)
  • Neuropathy (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (2 people)
  • Suboxone (2 people)
  • Loratadine (2 people)
  • Gabapentin (2 people)
  • Adderall Xr 20 (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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