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Review: could Pantoprazole cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?





Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Pantoprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Pantoprazole sodium, and have Pain.

We study 29,046 people who have side effects while taking Pantoprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 299 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Pantoprazole

Pantoprazole has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Pantoprazole 29,713 users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain 75,856 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 29,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Pantoprazole. Among them, 299 people (1.03%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Pantoprazole reports

Time on Pantoprazole when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain0.00%29.41%5.88%29.41%23.53%5.88%5.88%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain72.26%27.74%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%1.23%1.64%3.69%6.15%18.44%20.90%47.95%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Pantoprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%38.46%46.15%15.38%

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. Pain (35 people, 11.71%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (32 people, 10.70%)
  3. Depression (23 people, 7.69%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (18 people, 6.02%)
  5. Sleep disorder (17 people, 5.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Pantoprazole sodium (109 people, 36.45%)
  2. Aspirin (72 people, 24.08%)
  3. Lorazepam (45 people, 15.05%)
  4. Lisinopril (44 people, 14.72%)
  5. Potassium chloride (43 people, 14.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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