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Review: could Xenical cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Xenical, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Celebrex, and have Obesity.

We study 10,757 people who have side effects while taking Xenical from FDA and social media. Among them, 592 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Xenical

Xenical has active ingredients of orlistat. It is often used in weight abnormal. (latest outcomes from 10,849 Xenical users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,328 Diarrhea patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 10,757 people reported to have side effects when taking Xenical. Among them, 592 people (5.50%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Xenical reports

Time on Xenical when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea29.41%50.98%7.84%2.94%7.84%0.98%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xenical * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea83.81%16.19%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xenical * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.20%0.20%1.02%4.69%12.24%21.22%29.39%31.02%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Xenical ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Obesity (68 people, 11.49%)
  2. Pain (13 people, 2.20%)
  3. Weight control (12 people, 2.03%)
  4. Hypertension (11 people, 1.86%)
  5. Overweight (8 people, 1.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Celebrex (46 people, 7.77%)
  2. Lasix (46 people, 7.77%)
  3. Lipitor (44 people, 7.43%)
  4. Prilosec (42 people, 7.09%)
  5. Aspirin (40 people, 6.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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