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Review: could Pantoprazole cause Weight gain?

Summary: Weight gain could be caused by Pantoprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Pantoprazole sodium, and have Pain.

We study 28,955 people who have side effects while taking Pantoprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 298 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Pantoprazole

Pantoprazole (latest outcomes from 29,606 users) has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 521,536 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 28,963 people reported to have side effects when taking Pantoprazole. Among them, 298 people (1.03%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.06% of all the 520,663 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

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%31.25%6.25%31.25%18.75%6.25%6.25%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain72.16%27.84%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%1.23%1.65%3.70%6.17%18.52%20.99%47.74%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Pantoprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%33.33%50.00%16.67%

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, 11.74%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (32 people, 10.74%)
  3. Depression (22 people, 7.38%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (18 people, 6.04%)
  5. Muscle spasms (17 people, 5.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Pantoprazole sodium (109 people, 36.58%)
  2. Aspirin (72 people, 24.16%)
  3. Lorazepam (44 people, 14.77%)
  4. Lisinopril (44 people, 14.77%)
  5. Potassium chloride (43 people, 14.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Is it normal for these meds to cause drowsiness and weight gain? I've put on 15 lbs in 2 weeks.

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  • I have been diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver, hepatitis c - type 1, schizoaffective disorder, major depression, panic disorder, diabetes, and varicies in my esophogus.I fall a lot, sit and stare, drool, have no desire or motivation to do anything, have no sex drive, increased ammonia levels frequently, I still have a flat affect but it is a lot worse and I still hear voices that tell me to kill myself and the voices are coming from hallucinations of dead family members. I take so many medicines that I don't know if I am having side effects or if my conditions are worse.

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  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • Taking a combination of drugs like this makes me concerned about how they may interact and create side effects that I do not want or did not expect.

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