Could Xenical cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports
Diarrhea is found among people who take Xenical, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Weight loss . We study 11,010 people who have side effects while taking Xenical from FDA. Among them, 611 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Xenical has active ingredients of orlistat. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from Xenical 11,143 users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,575 Diarrhea patients).
On Dec, 28, 2016
11,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Xenical.
Among them, 611 people (5.55%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Xenical when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 46.24 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.68 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.15 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.53 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.08 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xenical *:
- female: 83.25 %
- male: 16.75 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xenical *:
- 0-1: 0.21 %
- 2-9: 0.21 %
- 10-19: 0.84 %
- 20-29: 4.61 %
- 30-39: 12.16 %
- 40-49: 22.01 %
- 50-59: 30.19 %
- 60+: 29.77 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Weight Loss (87 people, 14.24%)
- Pain (13 people, 2.13%)
- High Blood Pressure (10 people, 1.64%)
- Bipolar Disorder (7 people, 1.15%)
- Hypothyroidism (6 people, 0.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Synthroid (54 people, 8.84%)
- Lasix (48 people, 7.86%)
- Lipitor (44 people, 7.20%)
- Celebrex (43 people, 7.04%)
- Prilosec (39 people, 6.38%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Steatorrhoea (234 people, 38.30%)
- Flatulence (117 people, 19.15%)
- Constipation (92 people, 15.06%)
- Loose Stools (80 people, 13.09%)
- Nausea (63 people, 10.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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