Review: could Zetia cause Weight gain?
We study 24,548 people who have side effects while taking Zetia from FDA and social media. Among them, 481 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Zetia (latest outcomes from 24,962 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Weight gain (latest reports from 527,628 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 24,545 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia. Among them, 480 people (1.96%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.09% of all the 527,425 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
Time on Zetia when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||25.00%||41.67%||8.33%||8.33%||11.11%||2.78%||2.78% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Zetia * :
|Weight gain||72.34%||27.66% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Zetia * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.58%||7.49%||26.87%||63.05% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Zetia ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (90 people, 18.75%)
- Hypertension (42 people, 8.75%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (28 people, 5.83%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (26 people, 5.42%)
- Diabetes mellitus (22 people, 4.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (118 people, 24.58%)
- Aspirin (117 people, 24.38%)
- Zocor (67 people, 13.96%)
- Neurontin (62 people, 12.92%)
- Crestor (62 people, 12.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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