Zetia and Weight gain - from FDA reports


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 Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Zetia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,261 people who have side effects when taking Zetia from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 13, 2017

34,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia.
Among them, 625 people (1.82%) have Weight gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zetia cause Weight gain?

Time on Zetia when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 1 month: 32.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 45.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Zetia *:

  • female: 71.69 %
  • male: 28.31 %

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Zetia *:

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.53 %
  • 40-49: 7.37 %
  • 50-59: 26.95 %
  • 60+: 62.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (45 people, 7.20%)
  • Pain (39 people, 6.24%)
  • Depression (36 people, 5.76%)
  • Diabetes (34 people, 5.44%)
  • Quit Smoking (29 people, 4.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (143 people, 22.88%)
  • Aspirin (106 people, 16.96%)
  • Crestor (84 people, 13.44%)
  • Synthroid (73 people, 11.68%)
  • Plavix (73 people, 11.68%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (90 people, 14.40%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (89 people, 14.24%)
  • Dizziness (85 people, 13.60%)
  • Nausea (73 people, 11.68%)
  • Muscle Aches (67 people, 10.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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