Review: could Oracea cause Weight Gain?


Weight gain is found among people who take Oracea, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neupogen, and have Rosacea . We study 270 people who have side effects while taking Oracea from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Oracea has active ingredients of doxycycline. It is often used in rosacea. (latest outcomes from Oracea 402 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, oedema peripheral, memory loss, fatigue, dizziness (latest reports from 82,979 Weight gain patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

270 people reported to have side effects when taking Oracea.
Among them, 10 people (3.7%) have Weight Gain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oracea cause Weight gain?

Time on Oracea when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 90 %
  • male: 10 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 37.5 %

Severity if Weight Gain when taking Oracea **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 83.33 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

How people recovered from Weight Gain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rosacea (6 people)
  • Tmj Disorders (1 person)
  • Supplementation Therapy (1 person)
  • Panic Attack (1 person)
  • Migraine (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sertraline Hydrochloride (1 person)
  • Ribavirin (ribavirin) (1 person)
  • Peg-Intron (peginterferon Alfa-2b) Powder For Injection (1 person)
  • Neupogen (filgrastim) (1 person)
  • Neupogen (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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