Ranexa and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Ranexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Plavix, and have Stable angina . We study 5,756 people who have side effects while taking Ranexa from FDA. Among them, 60 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Ranexa

Ranexa has active ingredients of ranolazine. It is often used in angina. (latest outcomes from Ranexa 5,984 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

5,756 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranexa.
Among them, 60 people (1.04%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ranexa cause Weight gain?

Time on Ranexa when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 64.29 %
  • male: 35.71 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.32 %
  • 40-49: 12.2 %
  • 50-59: 29.27 %
  • 60+: 51.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stable Angina (11 people, 18.33%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 10.00%)
  • Depression (6 people, 10.00%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (6 people, 10.00%)
  • Fluid Retention (5 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (13 people, 21.67%)
  • Aspirin (12 people, 20.00%)
  • Imdur (10 people, 16.67%)
  • Lipitor (9 people, 15.00%)
  • Lasix (9 people, 15.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (13 people, 21.67%)
  • Nausea (12 people, 20.00%)
  • Diarrhea (12 people, 20.00%)
  • Fluid Retention (10 people, 16.67%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (9 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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