Review: could Spironolactone cause Weight loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 25,229 people who take Spironolactone. Among them, 136 have Weight loss. See who they are, when they have Weight loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,318 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne, polycystic ovary disease. Commonly reported side effects of Spironolactone include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, nausea, hyperkalemia, nausea aggravated.
Weight loss (latest reports from 96,340 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Feb, 14, 2014: 24,141 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 125 people (0.52%) have Weight Loss.
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||0.89%||0.00%||0.00%||7.14%||8.93%||19.64%||17.86%||45.54% |
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, 12.80%)
- Procedural pain (10 people, 8.00%)
- Partial seizures (10 people, 8.00%)
- Depression (8 people, 6.40%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (7 people, 5.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (79 people, 63.20%)
- Lisinopril (59 people, 47.20%)
- Digoxin (57 people, 45.60%)
- Potassium chloride (48 people, 38.40%)
- Aspirin (46 people, 36.80%)
* 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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