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

We study 10,063 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 (latest outcomes from 10,415 users) has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 528,152 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 10,063 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza. Among them, 222 people (2.21%) 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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