Who have Weight gain with Methylprednisolone sodium succinate - from FDA reports


Weight gain is found among people who take Methylprednisolone sodium succinate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Preventive health care. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,369 people who have side effects when taking Methylprednisolone sodium succinate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Dec, 06, 2018

4,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Methylprednisolone sodium succinate.
Among them, 46 people (1.05%) have Weight gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methylprednisolone sodium succinate cause Weight gain?

Time on Methylprednisolone sodium succinate when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 1 month: 78.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 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 gain when taking Methylprednisolone sodium succinate *:

  • female: 60.87 %
  • male: 39.13 %

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Methylprednisolone sodium succinate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.76 %
  • 30-39: 19.05 %
  • 40-49: 21.43 %
  • 50-59: 30.95 %
  • 60+: 23.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Preventive Health Care: 16 people, 34.78%
  2. Bone Marrow Conditioning Regimen: 11 people, 23.91%
  3. Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (acute cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts): 8 people, 17.39%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 6 people, 13.04%
  5. Aplastic Anemia: 5 people, 10.87%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Levofloxacin: 12 people, 26.09%
  2. Methotrexate: 12 people, 26.09%
  3. Acyclovir: 11 people, 23.91%
  4. Fludarabine Phosphate: 10 people, 21.74%
  5. Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate: 10 people, 21.74%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells): 15 people, 32.61%
  2. Fever: 14 people, 30.43%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 11 people, 23.91%
  4. Itching: 11 people, 23.91%
  5. Weakness: 10 people, 21.74%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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