Review: could Lovaza cause Weight gain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,024 people who take Lovaza. Among them, 220 have Weight gain. See who they are, when they have Weight gain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lovaza (latest outcomes from 10,387 users) has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, arteriosclerosis of the extremities. Commonly reported side effects of Lovaza include skin blushing/flushing, nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, pain.
Weight gain (latest reports from 511,736 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 9,022 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza. Among them, 200 people (2.22%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Lovaza 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||26.67%||33.33%||20.00%||6.67%||6.67%||0.00%||6.67% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Lovaza * :
|Weight gain||76.24%||23.76% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Lovaza * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||1.74%||0.58%||6.40%||29.65%||22.09%||39.53% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Lovaza ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (27 people, 13.50%)
- Cardiac disorder (21 people, 10.50%)
- Obesity (20 people, 10.00%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 9.50%)
- Muscle spasms (18 people, 9.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (58 people, 29.00%)
- Omeprazole (39 people, 19.50%)
- Furosemide (39 people, 19.50%)
- Lisinopril (35 people, 17.50%)
- Atenolol (33 people, 16.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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