Review: could Spironolactone cause Weight gain?
Summary: Weight gain could be caused by Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Furosemide, and have Cardiac disorder.
We study 25,278 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 624 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,338 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.
Weight gain (latest reports from 521,528 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 25,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 624 people (2.47%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.12% of all the 520,663 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
Time on Spironolactone 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||16.67%||20.00%||13.33%||10.00%||36.67%||3.33%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Spironolactone * :
|Weight gain||0.53%||0.88%||1.05%||2.10%||6.65%||25.57%||15.59%||47.64% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Spironolactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||7.69%||7.69%||84.62%||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 * :
- Cardiac disorder (52 people, 8.33%)
- Obesity (49 people, 7.85%)
- Fluid retention (43 people, 6.89%)
- Blood pressure (41 people, 6.57%)
- Muscle spasms (36 people, 5.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (245 people, 39.26%)
- Lasix (197 people, 31.57%)
- Aspirin (192 people, 30.77%)
- Digoxin (156 people, 25.00%)
- Lisinopril (149 people, 23.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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