Pentasa and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Pentasa, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Humira, and have Crohn's disease. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Pentasa. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,054 people who have side effects when taking Pentasa from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 09, 2017

11,054 people reported to have side effects when taking Pentasa.
Among them, 127 people (1.15%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pentasa cause Weight gain?

Time on Pentasa when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 42.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 42.86 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Pentasa *:

  • female: 70.49 %
  • male: 29.51 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Pentasa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.12 %
  • 20-29: 12.24 %
  • 30-39: 12.24 %
  • 40-49: 15.31 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 25.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (101 people, 79.53%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (17 people, 13.39%)
  • Depression (17 people, 13.39%)
  • Pain (7 people, 5.51%)
  • Diarrhea (7 people, 5.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (48 people, 37.80%)
  • Remicade (40 people, 31.50%)
  • Prednisone (22 people, 17.32%)
  • Folic Acid (15 people, 11.81%)
  • Omeprazole (12 people, 9.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (26 people, 20.47%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (21 people, 16.54%)
  • Rashes (19 people, 14.96%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (16 people, 12.60%)
  • Crohn's Disease (16 people, 12.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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