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Xeljanz Weight Increased Side Effects

Xeljanz Weight Increased Side Effect Reports


The following Xeljanz Weight Increased side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Weight Increased, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Xeljanz or it might take time to develop.



Weight Increased, Hunger

This Weight Increased side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 66-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis. The patient was prescribed Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day), which was started on 201311. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Prednisone (5 Mg, Daily)
  • Methotrexate (15 Mg (6 Tablets Of 2.5 Mg), Weekly)
When starting to take Xeljanz the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Weight Increased
  • Hunger
These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.
Weight Increased

This Weight Increased Xeljanz side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Feb 13, 2014. A Female , 72 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Xeljanz. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Weight Increased
. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, Twice Daily. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Increased Appetite, Weight Increased

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 60-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, who was treated with Xeljanz (dosage:5 Mg Tablet, 2x/day, start time: 2013), combined with:
  • Cymbalta (Unk)
  • Losartan (Unk)
  • Potassium (Unk)
  • Vitamin D (Unk)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Weight Increased side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Increased Appetite
  • Weight Increased
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Xeljanz treatment in female patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, resulting in Weight Increased.

Influenza, Night Sweats, Insomnia, Weight Increased, Oropharyngeal Pain, Sleep Disorder

A 45-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: rheumatoid arthritis started Xeljanz treatment (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) on 201201. Soon after starting Xeljanz treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Influenza
  • Night Sweats
  • Insomnia
  • Weight Increased
  • Oropharyngeal Pain
  • Sleep Disorder
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Xeljanz side effects, such as Weight Increased.
Influenza, Abdominal Pain Upper, Diarrhoea, Upper Respiratory Tract Congestion, Weight Increased

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Xeljanz on Dec 23, 2013. Patient felt the following Xeljanz side effects: influenza, abdominal pain upper, diarrhoea, upper respiratory tract congestion, weight increased Additional patient health information: Female , 64 years of age, weighting 192.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, 1 Tablet Twice Daily. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Abdominal Pain, Diarrhoea, Faeces Discoloured, Weight Increased, Joint Swelling

This report suggests a potential Xeljanz Weight Increased side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 57-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis and used Xeljanz (dosage: 5mg (1 Tablet) Twice Daily) starting May 31, 2013. Soon after starting Xeljanz the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Faeces Discoloured
  • Weight Increased
  • Joint Swelling
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Folic Acid (Unk)
  • Calcium (Unk)
  • Fish Oil (Unk)
  • Vitamin B6 (Unk)
  • Prednisone (Unk)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (Unk)
  • Methotrexate (Unk)
Although Xeljanz demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Weight Increased, may still occur.
Lipids Increased, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Blood Triglycerides Abnormal, Weight Increased, Menstrual Disorder

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Dec 05, 2013 by a Female taking Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 33 years of age, weighting 351.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Xeljanz side effects: lipids increased, blood cholesterol increased, blood triglycerides abnormal, weight increased, menstrual disorder. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Ortho Tri-cyclen (Unk, 1x/day)
  • Cymbalta (Unk, 1x/day)
  • Methotrexate (Four Pills In A Week)
Weight Increased, Overweight

This Weight Increased problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 52-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis.On Oct 17, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Prednisone (5 Mg, Unk)
When commencing Xeljanz, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Weight Increased
  • Overweight
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Weight Increased, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Constipation, Pollakiuria, Blood Triglycerides Increased, Weight Increased, Herpes Zoster

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 62-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis and was treated with Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) starting Mar 29, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Co-q-10 (Unk)
  • Diltiazem (Unk)
  • Folic Acid (Unk)
  • Methotrexate (Unk)
  • Azelastine (Unk)
  • Endocet (Unk)
  • Toprol Xl (Unk)
  • Lisinopril (Unk)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Constipation
  • Pollakiuria
  • Blood Triglycerides Increased
  • Weight Increased
  • Herpes Zoster
This opens a possibility that Xeljanz could cause Weight Increased and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Weight Increased

This Weight Increased side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Nov 01, 2013. A female patient from US , 68 years of age, weighting 146.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Xeljanz. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Xeljanz side effects: weight increased. Xeljanz dosage: 5mg (1 Tablet) Twice Daily.
Associated medications used:
  • Prednisone (Unk)
  • Omeprazole (Unk)
  • Sertraline (Unk)
  • Cyclobenzaprine (Unk)
  • Hydrocodone/acetaminophen (Unk)
  • Biotin (5000)
  • Triamterene/ Hydrochlorothiazide (Unk)
These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.
Hypertension, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Weight Increased, Urinary Incontinence

This Weight Increased side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US. A 69-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis. The patient was prescribed Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg Twice Daily), which was started on Jul 18, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Xeljanz the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Hypertension
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased
  • Weight Increased
  • Urinary Incontinence
These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.
Weight Increased

This Weight Increased Xeljanz side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Nov 14, 2013. A Female , 46 years of age, was treated with Xeljanz. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Weight Increased
. Xeljanz dosage: Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Alopecia, Weight Increased

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 64-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, who was treated with Xeljanz (dosage:5 Mg, 2x/day, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Simvastatin (Unk)
  • Atenolol (Unk)
  • Estrace (Unk)
  • Flonase (Unk)
  • Leflunomide (Unk)
  • Cyclobenzaprine (Unk)
  • Plaquenil (Unk)
  • Omeprazole (Unk)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Weight Increased side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Alopecia
  • Weight Increased
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Xeljanz treatment in female patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, resulting in Weight Increased.
Cardiac Disorder, Chest Pain, Inflammation, Weight Increased, Local Swelling, Renal Function Test Abnormal, Nodule

A 44-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: rheumatoid arthritis started Xeljanz treatment (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) on NS. Soon after starting Xeljanz treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Cardiac Disorder
  • Chest Pain
  • Inflammation
  • Weight Increased
  • Local Swelling
  • Renal Function Test Abnormal
  • Nodule
. Concurrently used drugs: NA.The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Xeljanz side effects, such as Weight Increased.
Weight Increased, Blood Cortisol Decreased

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Xeljanz on Nov 11, 2013. After Xeljanz was administered, patient encountered several Xeljanz side effects: weight increased, blood cortisol decreased Additional patient health information: Female , 40 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Oxycodone/paracetamol (Unk)
  • Methylprednisolone (8 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Celebrex (Unk)
  • Topamax (Unk)
  • Minocin (Unk)
  • Zebeta (Unk)
  • Plaquenil (Unk)
Increased Appetite, Weight Increased, Hyperphagia

This report suggests a potential Xeljanz Weight Increased side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 56-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis and used Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) starting 201306. Soon after starting Xeljanz the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Increased Appetite
  • Weight Increased
  • Hyperphagia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Effexor (100 Mg, Unk)
  • Medrol (16 Mg, Unk)
  • Premarin (0.9 Mg, Unk)
  • Imitrex (25 Mg, Unk)
  • Nexium (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Fioricet (Unk)
  • Vitamin D (1000 Iu, Unk)
  • Calcium (Unk)
Although Xeljanz demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Weight Increased, may still occur.
Arthralgia, Gait Disturbance, Pain In Extremity, Weight Increased, Respiratory Tract Congestion, Cough, Hot Flush, Swelling, Insomnia

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Feb 05, 2014 by a Female taking Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 62 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Xeljanz side effects: arthralgia, gait disturbance, pain in extremity, weight increased, respiratory tract congestion, cough, hot flush, swelling, insomnia. Additional medications/treatments:
Herpes Zoster, Weight Increased, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Joint Swelling, Arthralgia

This Weight Increased problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 68-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis.On May 15, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Xeljanz, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Weight Increased
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased
  • Joint Swelling
  • Arthralgia
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Weight Increased, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Rectal Discharge, Weight Increased

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 82-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis,diabetes mellitus,glaucoma and was treated with Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) starting 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Prandin (Unk)
  • Betaxolol (1x/day)
  • Alphagan (2x/day)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Rectal Discharge
  • Weight Increased
This opens a possibility that Xeljanz could cause Weight Increased and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Malaise, Respiratory Tract Congestion, Nasopharyngitis, Hypersensitivity, Peripheral Coldness, Rhinorrhoea, Fatigue, Local Swelling, Weight Increased

This Weight Increased side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Aug 08, 2013. A female patient from US , 71 years of age, weighting 112.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Xeljanz. Patient felt the following Xeljanz side effects: malaise, respiratory tract congestion, nasopharyngitis, hypersensitivity, peripheral coldness, rhinorrhoea, fatigue, local swelling, weight increased. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day. These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.

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Xeljanz Weight Increased Causes and Reviews


Do you know if your current weight is healthy? "Underweight", "normal", "overweight", and "obese" are all labels for ranges of weight. Obese and overweight mean that your weight is greater than it should be for your health. Underweight means that it is lower than it should be for your health. Your healthy body weight depends on your sex and height. For children, it also depends on your age.

A sudden, unexpected change in weight can be a sign of a medical problem. Causes for sudden weight loss can include

  • Thyroid problems
  • Cancer
  • Infectious diseases
  • Digestive diseases
  • Certain medicines

Sudden weight gain can be due to medicines, thyroid problems, heart failure, and kidney disease.

Good nutrition and exercise can help in losing weight. Eating extra calories within a well-balanced diet and treating any underlying medical problems can help to add weight.


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