Review: could Pantoprazole cause Weight gain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 28,945 people who take Pantoprazole. Among them, 298 have Weight gain. See who they are, when they have Weight gain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Pantoprazole (latest outcomes from 29,588 users) has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastric ulcer. Commonly reported side effects of Pantoprazole include nausea aggravated, nausea, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, diarrhea.
Weight gain (latest reports from 511,723 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 26,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Pantoprazole. Among them, 272 people (1.03%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Pantoprazole 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%||31.25%||6.25%||31.25%||18.75%||6.25%||6.25% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Pantoprazole * :
|Weight gain||70.90%||29.10% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Pantoprazole * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||1.33%||1.78%||4.00%||6.67%||18.22%||22.67%||45.33% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Pantoprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||33.33%||50.00%||16.67% |
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 (31 people, 11.40%)
- Pain (31 people, 11.40%)
- Depression (22 people, 8.09%)
- Sleep disorder (16 people, 5.88%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (16 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Pantoprazole sodium (105 people, 38.60%)
- Aspirin (65 people, 23.90%)
- Lorazepam (42 people, 15.44%)
- Lisinopril (42 people, 15.44%)
- Potassium chloride (41 people, 15.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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