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Review: could Lovaza cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Lovaza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. We study 10,072 people who have side effects while taking Lovaza from FDA and social media. Among them, 222 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Lovaza

Lovaza has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 10,425 Lovaza users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,706 Weight gain patients)

On Apr, 30, 2015: 10,072 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza. Among them, 222 people (2.20%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Lovaza reports

Time on Lovaza when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain25.00%31.25%25.00%6.25%6.25%0.00%6.25%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Lovaza * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain76.99%23.01%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Lovaza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%1.56%0.52%6.77%28.12%22.40%40.62%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Lovaza ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%62.50%0.00%37.50%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (31 people, 13.96%)
  2. Hypertension (23 people, 10.36%)
  3. Cardiac disorder (21 people, 9.46%)
  4. Obesity (20 people, 9.01%)
  5. Muscle spasms (18 people, 8.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (63 people, 28.38%)
  2. Omeprazole (40 people, 18.02%)
  3. Furosemide (39 people, 17.57%)
  4. Lisinopril (38 people, 17.12%)
  5. Vitamin d (36 people, 16.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Have gained 40+ pounds in 8months! Very little movement causes Severe head & face sweating & shortness of breath. Face gets heated & red for no reason while at rest.

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