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Review: could Pramipexole dihydrochloride cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Pramipexole dihydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Effexor, and have Parkinson's disease.

We study 2,316 people who have side effects while taking Pramipexole dihydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Pramipexole dihydrochloride

Pramipexole dihydrochloride has active ingredients of pramipexole dihydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome. (latest outcomes from 2,422 Pramipexole dihydrochloride users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 2,316 people reported to have side effects when taking Pramipexole dihydrochloride. Among them, 42 people (1.81%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Pramipexole dihydrochloride reports

Time on Pramipexole dihydrochloride when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain28.57%14.29%0.00%28.57%14.29%14.29%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Pramipexole dihydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain65.91%34.09%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Pramipexole dihydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%6.67%6.67%10.00%56.67%20.00%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Pramipexole dihydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain16.67%16.67%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. Parkinson's disease (17 people, 40.48%)
  2. Granulocytopenia (7 people, 16.67%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (7 people, 16.67%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (7 people, 16.67%)
  5. Neuropathy peripheral (7 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Effexor (15 people, 35.71%)
  2. Lorazepam (15 people, 35.71%)
  3. Cymbalta (11 people, 26.19%)
  4. Acetaminophen (10 people, 23.81%)
  5. Voltaren (9 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Here's some data, @Bonzu: http://www.ehealthme.com/ds/pramipexole+dihydrochloride/chest+tightness+or+pressure It looks like only 2.5% of people have reported this symptom with that medication. But chest tightening isn't a good symptom and I hope that your doctor is aware of it.

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