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Review: could Vancomycin cause Weight gain?

We study 2,331 people who have side effects while taking Vancomycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Vancomycin hydrochloride

Vancomycin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,400 users) has active ingredients of vancomycin hydrochloride. It is often used in mrsa infection.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,626 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 2,331 people reported to have side effects when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride. Among them, 22 people (0.94%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.00% of all the 527,419 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Vancomycin hydrochloride reports

Time on Vancomycin hydrochloride when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain39.13%60.87%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain5.26%5.26%10.53%21.05%0.00%10.53%21.05%26.32%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride ** :

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

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 18.18%)
  2. Aspergillosis (4 people, 18.18%)
  3. Prophylaxis (3 people, 13.64%)
  4. Hypomagnesaemia (2 people, 9.09%)
  5. Sleep disorder (2 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acyclovir (8 people, 36.36%)
  2. Lasix (7 people, 31.82%)
  3. Fluconazole (7 people, 31.82%)
  4. Famotidine (6 people, 27.27%)
  5. Morphine (6 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 hours ago):

  • Patient was given medication for over two months; then passed away due to respiratory distress, renal failure, and other complications. Showed signs of allergic reaction but physicians did not stop treatment.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • No weight problems until started taking the pravastatin and the levothyroxine
    , started both meds same time

    Reply

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Acne isn't severe in that it is vast, but what I do get is large spots that resemble whiteheads, but deep beneath the surface. They stick around for months without ever changing or coming to a head. Sometimes they itch.

    My idea of severe weight gain: 25lbs in 6 weeks.

    Reply

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