Review: could Spironolactone cause Weight loss?
We study 25,316 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 136 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.
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Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,372 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.
Weight loss (latest reports from 97,981 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 25,310 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 136 people (0.54%) have Weight Loss. They amount to 0.14% of all the 98,094 people who have Weight Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Spironolactone when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||33.33%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Spironolactone * :
|Weight loss||0.83%||0.00%||0.00%||6.67%||8.33%||18.33%||23.33%||42.50% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Spironolactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight loss||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (16 people, 11.76%)
- Procedural pain (10 people, 7.35%)
- Partial seizures (10 people, 7.35%)
- Depression (8 people, 5.88%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (7 people, 5.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (81 people, 59.56%)
- Lisinopril (64 people, 47.06%)
- Digoxin (57 people, 41.91%)
- Potassium chloride (48 people, 35.29%)
- Aspirin (46 people, 33.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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on these medicines for about 1 month, Post Stroke, report not having an apatite and having to force the food down, but eating 3 good/healthy meals a day, and taking Sustagen hospital formula, but has lost .5 kg in 1 week. Constantly tired and cold, I am much taller and fater and have been eating same meals minus the Sustagen shake and have no lost any weight.
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