Review: could Livalo cause Weight Gain?


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Livalo, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Fenofibrate, and have Hypertension . We study 2,494 people who have side effects while taking Livalo from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Livalo

Livalo has active ingredients of pitavastatin calcium. It is often used in hyperlipidaemia. (latest outcomes from Livalo 2,505 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, abdominal pain, memory loss, fatigue, dizziness (latest reports from 87,427 Weight gain patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

2,494 people reported to have side effects when taking Livalo.
Among them, 12 people (0.48%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Livalo cause Weight gain?

Time on Livalo when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Livalo *:

  • female: 45.45 %
  • male: 54.55 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Livalo *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (4 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (3 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (2 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people)
  • Cardiac Disorder (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fenofibrate (3 people)
  • Zetia (2 people)
  • Ancaron (2 people)
  • All Other Therapeutic Product (2 people)
  • Acardi (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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