Msm and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Msm, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Fish Oil, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 363 people who have side effects while taking Msm from FDA. Among them, 8 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Msm

Msm has active ingredients of methylsulfonylmethane. It is often used in osteoarthritis. (latest outcomes from Msm 475 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,298 Weight gain patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

363 people reported to have side effects when taking Msm.
Among them, 8 people (2.2%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Msm cause Weight gain?

Time on Msm when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 100 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Msm *:

  • female: 87.5 %
  • male: 12.5 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Msm *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 66.67 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people, 62.50%)
  • Blood Iron Decreased (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Joint Swelling (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Glaucoma (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Decreased (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (5 people, 62.50%)
  • Vitamin C (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Magnesium (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Ery-Tab (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Biotin (3 people, 37.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (3 people, 37.50%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Oropharyngeal Pain (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Fall (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Drug Ineffective (2 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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