Valproate sodium and Weight gain - unintentional - from FDA reports
Weight gain - unintentional is found among people who take Valproate Sodium, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Schizophrenia . We study 12,866 people who have side effects while taking Valproate sodium from FDA. Among them, 297 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.
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Valproate sodium has active ingredients of valproate sodium. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Valproate sodium 13,329 users)
Weight Gain - Unintentional
Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,299 Weight gain - unintentional patients).
On Jan, 25, 2017
12,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Valproate Sodium.
Among them, 297 people (2.31%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Valproate Sodium when people have Weight Gain - Unintentional *:
- < 1 month: 55.56 %
- 1 - 6 months: 5.56 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 27.78 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 5.56 %
Gender of people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Valproate Sodium *:
- female: 57.09 %
- male: 42.91 %
Age of people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Valproate Sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.51 %
- 2-9: 1.52 %
- 10-19: 5.58 %
- 20-29: 20.3 %
- 30-39: 22.84 %
- 40-49: 29.44 %
- 50-59: 15.23 %
- 60+: 4.57 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Schizophrenia (50 people, 16.84%)
- Bipolar Disorder (37 people, 12.46%)
- Epilepsy (34 people, 11.45%)
- Depression (22 people, 7.41%)
- Convulsion (22 people, 7.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zyprexa (49 people, 16.50%)
- Clozaril (45 people, 15.15%)
- Clonazepam (31 people, 10.44%)
- Olanzapine (26 people, 8.75%)
- Seroquel (23 people, 7.74%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (41 people, 13.80%)
- Drowsiness (35 people, 11.78%)
- Tremor (34 people, 11.45%)
- Diabetes (33 people, 11.11%)
- Fatigue (31 people, 10.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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