Review: could Livalo cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
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 Lasix, and have Type 2 diabetes.
We study 1,935 people who have side effects while taking Livalo from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Livalo has active ingredients of pitavastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 1,996 Livalo users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,623 Weight gain patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 1,934 people reported to have side effects when taking Livalo. Among them, 8 people (0.41%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Livalo 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||40.00%||0.00%||60.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Livalo * :
|Weight gain||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Livalo * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||28.57%||0.00%||14.29%||57.14% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Livalo ** :
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 25.00%)
- Blood cholesterol (1 people, 12.50%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 12.50%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 12.50%)
- Arthralgia (1 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (2 people, 25.00%)
- Digoxin (2 people, 25.00%)
- Aldactone (2 people, 25.00%)
- Blopress (2 people, 25.00%)
- Lantus (2 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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