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Review: could Symbicort cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Symbicort, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Albuterol, and have Asthma.

We study 20,834 people who have side effects while taking Symbicort from FDA and social media. Among them, 355 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Symbicort

Symbicort (latest outcomes from 21,429 users) has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma.

Trend of symbicort reports

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 530,688 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Weight gain reports

On Nov, 14, 2014: 20,834 people reported to have side effects when taking Symbicort. Among them, 355 people (1.70%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Symbicort reports

Time on Symbicort when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain19.35%12.90%6.45%25.81%25.81%9.68%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain75.18%24.82%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%2.06%3.53%1.76%8.53%16.47%21.47%46.18%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Symbicort ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (147 people, 41.41%)
  2. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (62 people, 17.46%)
  3. Hypertension (23 people, 6.48%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (17 people, 4.79%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 3.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (57 people, 16.06%)
  2. Spiriva (55 people, 15.49%)
  3. Singulair (46 people, 12.96%)
  4. Aspirin (38 people, 10.70%)
  5. Ventolin (35 people, 9.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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