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Review: could Zetia cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Zetia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have Blood cholesterol increased.
We study 24,558 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 24,972 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Weight gain (latest reports from 75,856 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 28, 2014: 24,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia. Among them, 481 people (1.96%) have Weight Gain.
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||24.32%||40.54%||8.11%||8.11%||10.81%||5.41%||2.70% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Zetia * :
|Weight gain||72.19%||27.81% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Zetia * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.58%||7.47%||27.06%||62.89% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Zetia ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||71.43%||28.57%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (90 people, 18.71%)
- Hypertension (42 people, 8.73%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (28 people, 5.82%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (26 people, 5.41%)
- Diabetes mellitus (22 people, 4.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (118 people, 24.53%)
- Aspirin (117 people, 24.32%)
- Zocor (67 people, 13.93%)
- Crestor (62 people, 12.89%)
- Neurontin (62 people, 12.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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