Review: could Zinc sulfate cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Zinc sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 1,167 people who have side effects while taking Zinc sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Zinc sulfate has active ingredients of zinc sulfate. It is often used in zinc deficiency. (latest outcomes from 1,243 Zinc sulfate users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,545 Weight gain patients)
On Jan, 12, 2015: 1,165 people reported to have side effects when taking Zinc sulfate. Among them, 18 people (1.55%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Zinc sulfate 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||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Zinc sulfate * :
|Weight gain||76.47%||23.53% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Zinc sulfate * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.25%||0.00%||6.25%||31.25%||56.25% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Zinc sulfate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||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 * :
- Pain (3 people, 16.67%)
- Asthma (2 people, 11.11%)
- Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 11.11%)
- Depression (2 people, 11.11%)
- Sleep disorder (2 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (10 people, 55.56%)
- Ambien (5 people, 27.78%)
- Ascorbic acid (5 people, 27.78%)
- Vitamin e (5 people, 27.78%)
- Vitamin c (5 people, 27.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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