Review: could Xenical cause Diarrhea?
We study 10,756 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 (latest outcomes from 10,847 users) has active ingredients of orlistat. It is often used in weight abnormal.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,098,356 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 10,756 people reported to have side effects when taking Xenical. Among them, 592 people (5.50%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,094,437 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.
Time on Xenical when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xenical * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xenical * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Xenical ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Obesity (68 people, 11.49%)
- Pain (13 people, 2.20%)
- Weight control (12 people, 2.03%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 1.86%)
- Overweight (8 people, 1.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Celebrex (46 people, 7.77%)
- Lasix (46 people, 7.77%)
- Lipitor (44 people, 7.43%)
- Prilosec (42 people, 7.09%)
- Aspirin (40 people, 6.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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