Mirapex and Weight gain - from FDA reports


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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Mirapex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,379 people who have side effects when taking Mirapex from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

13,379 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirapex.
Among them, 465 people (3.48%) have Weight gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirapex cause Weight gain?

Time on Mirapex when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 1 month: 1.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.54 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.54 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.08 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 31.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 46.92 %
  • 10+ years: 3.85 %

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Mirapex *:

  • female: 64.85 %
  • male: 35.15 %

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Mirapex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.87 %
  • 30-39: 9.52 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 38.53 %
  • 60+: 36.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (46 people, 9.89%)
  • High Blood Pressure (40 people, 8.60%)
  • Pain (38 people, 8.17%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (32 people, 6.88%)
  • Fibromyalgia (30 people, 6.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sinemet (55 people, 11.83%)
  • Requip (54 people, 11.61%)
  • Ambien (52 people, 11.18%)
  • Cymbalta (50 people, 10.75%)
  • Lasix (49 people, 10.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Appetite - Increased (162 people, 34.84%)
  • Pathological Gambling (157 people, 33.76%)
  • Depression (139 people, 29.89%)
  • Emotional Distress (119 people, 25.59%)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (97 people, 20.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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