Review: could Msm cause Weight Gain?


Summary

Weight gain is reported only by a few people who take Msm. We study 614 people who have side effects while taking Msm from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 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 723 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with muscle aches, hair loss, itching, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 74,828 Weight gain patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

614 people reported to have side effects when taking Msm.
Among them, 5 people (0.81%) 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: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Severity if Weight Gain when taking Msm **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Thyroid Disorder (1 person)
  • Breakthrough Pain (1 person)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (1 person)
  • Arthritis (1 person)
  • Anxiety And Stress (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (3 people)
  • Prempro (3 people)
  • Vitamin E (2 people)
  • Cymbalta (2 people)
  • Sulindac (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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