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Review: could Spironolactone cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
We study 25,339 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 627 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,408 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.
Weight gain (latest reports from 527,968 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 25,339 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 627 people (2.47%) have Weight Gain.
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||15.62%||21.88%||12.50%||12.50%||34.38%||3.12%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Spironolactone * :
|Weight gain||0.52%||0.87%||1.05%||2.09%||6.62%||25.61%||15.85%||47.39% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Spironolactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||6.25%||12.50%||75.00%||6.25% |
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, 8.29%)
- Obesity (49 people, 7.81%)
- Fluid retention (44 people, 7.02%)
- Blood pressure (41 people, 6.54%)
- Muscle spasms (36 people, 5.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (246 people, 39.23%)
- Lasix (198 people, 31.58%)
- Aspirin (192 people, 30.62%)
- Digoxin (157 people, 25.04%)
- Lisinopril (150 people, 23.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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