Review: could Ranexa cause Weight gain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,680 people who take Ranexa. Among them, 27 have Weight gain. See who they are, when they have Weight gain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ranexa (latest outcomes from 1,661 users) has active ingredients of ranolazine. It is often used in angina, stable angina. Commonly reported side effects of Ranexa include dizziness, dizziness aggravated, chest pain, nausea, breathing difficulty.
Weight gain (latest reports from 507,895 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 1,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranexa. Among them, 25 people (1.62%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Ranexa when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Ranexa * :
|Weight gain||82.61%||17.39% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Ranexa * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||17.65%||5.88%||29.41%||47.06% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Ranexa ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||80.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Angina pectoris (8 people, 32.00%)
- Leukaemia (4 people, 16.00%)
- Cardiac disorder (2 people, 8.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 8.00%)
- Angina unstable (2 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (14 people, 56.00%)
- Atenolol (8 people, 32.00%)
- Imdur (8 people, 32.00%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (7 people, 28.00%)
- Nitroglycerin (6 people, 24.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Shayna on Jun, 10, 2012:
I have experienced a weight gain of about 20 pounds while taking Ranexa. I am wondering if anyone has the experience of getting off Ranexa and thus losing the additional weight. Thank you, Shayna
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