Spironolactone and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Spironolactone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,108 people who have side effects when taking Spironolactone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

47,108 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 1,086 people (2.31%) have Weight gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spironolactone cause Weight gain?

Time on Spironolactone when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 1 month: 27.03 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.41 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Spironolactone *:

  • female: 62.13 %
  • male: 37.87 %

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Spironolactone *:

  • 0-1: 0.35 %
  • 2-9: 0.59 %
  • 10-19: 1.17 %
  • 20-29: 2.11 %
  • 30-39: 6.1 %
  • 40-49: 20.31 %
  • 50-59: 19.13 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (107 people, 9.85%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (72 people, 6.63%)
  • Pain (61 people, 5.62%)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (60 people, 5.52%)
  • Weight Loss (52 people, 4.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (268 people, 24.68%)
  • Lasix (252 people, 23.20%)
  • Aspirin (174 people, 16.02%)
  • Digoxin (159 people, 14.64%)
  • Lisinopril (152 people, 14.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (241 people, 22.19%)
  • Fatigue (232 people, 21.36%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (214 people, 19.71%)
  • Nausea (179 people, 16.48%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (151 people, 13.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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