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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

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,623 Weight gain patients)

On Mar, 15, 2015: 5,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Orencia. Among them, 61 people (1.04%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Orencia reports

Time on Orencia when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain0.00%22.22%33.33%44.44%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Orencia * :

Weight gain96.67%3.33%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Orencia * :

Weight gain0.00%0.00%4.00%2.00%4.00%18.00%26.00%46.00%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Orencia ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (43 people, 70.49%)
  2. Psychomotor hyperactivity (7 people, 11.48%)
  3. Nervous system disorder (7 people, 11.48%)
  4. Polyarthritis (3 people, 4.92%)
  5. Ankylosing spondylitis (2 people, 3.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (19 people, 31.15%)
  2. Methotrexate (14 people, 22.95%)
  3. Enbrel (8 people, 13.11%)
  4. Neurontin (7 people, 11.48%)
  5. Norco (7 people, 11.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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