Review: could Msm cause Weight Gain?


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Msm, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Fish Oil, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 361 people who have side effects while taking Msm from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 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 arthritis. (latest outcomes from Msm 431 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, oedema peripheral, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 114,276 Weight gain patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

361 people reported to have side effects when taking Msm.
Among them, 6 people (1.66%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Msm cause Weight gain?

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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: 60 %
  • 60+: 40 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Blood Iron Decreased (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Glaucoma (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (5 people, 83.33%)
  • Vitamin C (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Terazosin (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Ery-Tab (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Calcium (3 people, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Drug Ineffective (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Blood Iron Decreased (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Increased Appetite (1 person, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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