Diclofenac and Weight fluctuation - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Weight fluctuation is found among people who take Diclofenac, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Diclofenac and have Weight fluctuation. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,751 people who have side effects when taking Diclofenac from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Oct, 03, 2022

29,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac.
Among them, 45 people (0.15%) have Weight fluctuation.

What is Diclofenac?

Diclofenac has active ingredients of diclofenac. eHealthMe is studying from 30,013 Diclofenac users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Weight fluctuation?

Weight fluctuation is found to be associated with 1,212 drugs and 781 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Diclofenac and Weight fluctuation reports submitted per year:

Could Diclofenac cause Weight fluctuation?

Time on Diclofenac when people have Weight fluctuation *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight fluctuation when taking Diclofenac *:

  • female: 60.71 %
  • male: 39.29 %

Age of people who have Weight fluctuation when taking Diclofenac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 52.94 %
  • 60+: 47.06 %

Common drugs people take besides Diclofenac *:

  1. Actemra: 15 people, 33.33%
  2. Celebrex: 10 people, 22.22%
  3. Ventolin Hfa: 8 people, 17.78%
  4. Vitamin D3: 7 people, 15.56%
  5. Folic Acid: 7 people, 15.56%
  6. Plaquenil: 7 people, 15.56%
  7. Methotrexate: 6 people, 13.33%
  8. Singulair: 6 people, 13.33%
  9. Desoximetasone: 6 people, 13.33%
  10. Sulfasalazine: 6 people, 13.33%

Common side effects people have besides Weight fluctuation *:

  1. Weight Increased: 20 people, 44.44%
  2. Pain: 18 people, 40.00%
  3. Blood Pressure Fluctuation: 17 people, 37.78%
  4. Pain In Extremity: 16 people, 35.56%
  5. Dizziness: 16 people, 35.56%
  6. Infusion Related Reaction: 14 people, 31.11%
  7. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 14 people, 31.11%
  8. Joint Pain: 14 people, 31.11%
  9. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 13 people, 28.89%
  10. Nausea And Vomiting: 13 people, 28.89%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 18 people, 40.00%
  2. Ankylosing Spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine): 5 people, 11.11%
  3. Polycythaemia Vera (blood disorder in which the bone marrow makes too many red blood cells): 4 people, 8.89%
  4. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 3 people, 6.67%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 3 people, 6.67%
  6. Itching: 3 people, 6.67%
  7. Micturition Disorder (disease of passing urine): 3 people, 6.67%
  8. Cellulitis (infection under the skin): 3 people, 6.67%
  9. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 3 people, 6.67%
  10. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 3 people, 6.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Diclofenac and have Weight fluctuation?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on diclofenac (the active ingredients of Diclofenac) and Diclofenac (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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