Tizanidine hydrochloride and Weight gain - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Weight gain is found among people who take Tizanidine hydrochloride, 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 Tizanidine hydrochloride and have Weight gain. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,711 people who have side effects when taking Tizanidine hydrochloride from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe enables everyone to run phase IV clinical trial to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor effectiveness. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ peer-reviewed medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Most recently, phase IV clinial trails for COVID 19 vaccines have been added, check here.

On Apr, 06, 2022

2,711 people reported to have side effects when taking Tizanidine hydrochloride.
Among them, 42 people (1.55%) have Weight gain.

What is Tizanidine hydrochloride?

Tizanidine hydrochloride has active ingredients of tizanidine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. eHealthMe is studying from 3,723 Tizanidine hydrochloride users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Weight gain?

Weight gain is found to be associated with 3,570 drugs and 3,602 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Tizanidine hydrochloride and Weight gain reports submitted per year:

Could Tizanidine hydrochloride cause Weight gain?

Time on Tizanidine hydrochloride when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Tizanidine hydrochloride *:

  • female: 87.5 %
  • male: 12.5 %

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Tizanidine hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.7 %
  • 40-49: 13.04 %
  • 50-59: 43.48 %
  • 60+: 34.78 %

Common drugs people take besides Tizanidine hydrochloride *:

  1. Lyrica: 16 people, 38.10%
  2. Zoloft: 6 people, 14.29%
  3. Ambien: 6 people, 14.29%
  4. Prozac: 6 people, 14.29%
  5. Valium: 6 people, 14.29%
  6. Mobic: 5 people, 11.90%
  7. Prilosec: 5 people, 11.90%
  8. Xanax: 5 people, 11.90%
  9. Wellbutrin: 5 people, 11.90%
  10. Topamax: 5 people, 11.90%

Common side effects people have besides Weight gain *:

  1. Pain: 11 people, 26.19%
  2. Rashes (redness): 10 people, 23.81%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 8 people, 19.05%
  4. Depression: 8 people, 19.05%
  5. Weight Decreased: 7 people, 16.67%
  6. Headache (pain in head): 7 people, 16.67%
  7. Memory Loss: 7 people, 16.67%
  8. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 6 people, 14.29%
  9. Joint Pain: 6 people, 14.29%
  10. Vision Blurred: 6 people, 14.29%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 12 people, 28.57%
  2. Hypersensitivity: 8 people, 19.05%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 6 people, 14.29%
  4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 6 people, 14.29%
  5. Asthma: 6 people, 14.29%
  6. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 5 people, 11.90%
  7. High Blood Cholesterol: 5 people, 11.90%
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 5 people, 11.90%
  9. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 5 people, 11.90%
  10. Abdominal Discomfort: 4 people, 9.52%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Tizanidine hydrochloride and have Weight gain?

Check whether Weight gain is associated with a drug or a condition

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 tizanidine hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Tizanidine hydrochloride) and Tizanidine hydrochloride (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+ peer-reviewed 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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