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 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 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.
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||25.00%||31.25%||25.00%||6.25%||6.25%||0.00%||6.25% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Lovaza * :
|Weight gain||76.99%||23.01% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Lovaza * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||1.56%||0.52%||6.77%||28.12%||22.40%||40.62% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Lovaza ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||62.50%||0.00%||37.50% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (31 people, 13.96%)
- Hypertension (23 people, 10.36%)
- Cardiac disorder (21 people, 9.46%)
- Obesity (20 people, 9.01%)
- Muscle spasms (18 people, 8.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (63 people, 28.38%)
- Omeprazole (40 people, 18.02%)
- Furosemide (39 people, 17.57%)
- Lisinopril (38 people, 17.12%)
- Vitamin d (36 people, 16.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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