Review: could Mirapex cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Mirapex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Sinemet, and have Restless leg syndrome.
We study 9,791 people who have side effects while taking Mirapex from FDA and social media. Among them, 386 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Mirapex has active ingredients of pramipexole dihydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome. (latest outcomes from 10,320 Mirapex users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 9,788 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirapex. Among them, 386 people (3.94%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Mirapex 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||0.74%||2.96%||2.96%||11.11%||34.07%||45.19%||2.96% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Mirapex * :
|Weight gain||58.23%||41.77% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Mirapex * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.49%||0.00%||0.97%||13.11%||16.50%||37.86%||31.07% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Mirapex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||54.55%||36.36%||9.09% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Restless legs syndrome (168 people, 43.52%)
- Parkinson's disease (94 people, 24.35%)
- Depression (44 people, 11.40%)
- Hypertension (34 people, 8.81%)
- Pain (27 people, 6.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sinemet (68 people, 17.62%)
- Aspirin (56 people, 14.51%)
- Ambien (54 people, 13.99%)
- Requip (52 people, 13.47%)
- Xanax (46 people, 11.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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