Review: could Methylprednisolone cause Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain - unintentional is found among people who take Methylprednisolone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cyclosporine, and have Renal transplant.
We study 5,131 people who have side effects while taking Methylprednisolone from FDA and social media. Among them, 79 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.
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Methylprednisolone has active ingredients of methylprednisolone. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from Methylprednisolone 5,875 users)
Weight gain - unintentional
Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain - unintentional 75,856 patients)
On Nov, 26, 2014: 5,128 people reported to have side effects when taking Methylprednisolone. Among them, 79 people (1.54%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.
Time on Methylprednisolone when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain - unintentional||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Methylprednisolone * :
|Weight gain - unintentional||74.71%||25.29% |
Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Methylprednisolone * :
|Weight gain - unintentional||0.00%||7.25%||14.49%||8.70%||21.74%||15.94%||13.04%||18.84% |
Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Methylprednisolone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain - unintentional||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Renal transplant (10 people, 12.66%)
- Pain (6 people, 7.59%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (5 people, 6.33%)
- Juvenile arthritis (5 people, 6.33%)
- Depression (4 people, 5.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cyclosporine (24 people, 30.38%)
- Prednisolone (16 people, 20.25%)
- Methylprednisolone 16mg tab (14 people, 17.72%)
- Prednisone (12 people, 15.19%)
- Folic acid (11 people, 13.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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