Review: could Orencia cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Orencia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Prednisone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 5,854 people who have side effects while taking Orencia from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Orencia has active ingredients of abatacept. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 5,934 Orencia users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 5,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 61 people (1.04%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Orencia when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||0.00%||22.22%||33.33%||44.44%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Orencia * :
|Weight gain||96.67%||3.33% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Orencia * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||4.00%||2.00%||4.00%||18.00%||26.00%||46.00% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Orencia ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (43 people, 70.49%)
- Psychomotor hyperactivity (7 people, 11.48%)
- Nervous system disorder (7 people, 11.48%)
- Polyarthritis (3 people, 4.92%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (2 people, 3.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (19 people, 31.15%)
- Methotrexate (14 people, 22.95%)
- Enbrel (8 people, 13.11%)
- Neurontin (7 people, 11.48%)
- Norco (7 people, 11.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My Daughter is 18 & has been on Orencia for 1yr& 7mths. she has weight gain 30#a this past 6mths. she takes no other meds. Is there any thing she could take along with orencia to help. she gets moderate exercise. Bad head-achs but we know there caused by the Medication. She is a small framed female and this weight gain just dont seem normal. Can you give any advise?
Thank you, Paitents Mother (valerie)
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