Table 15

Range of weight gain reported in comparative observational studies

StudyaDurationWeight gain with pioglitazone (kg)Weight gain with rosiglitazone (kg)
King 200017516 weeks0.52.6
LaCivita 20021716 months (range 3–11 months)1.61.5
Boyle 200217018 weeks2.01.6
Olansky 200317212 weeks or longer2.01.6
Harmel 200217425–27 weeks2.21.6
Hussein 20041668 weeks or longer2.32.9
Gegick 20041731 year4.13.0

There was no significant difference between drugs in any study.

From: Results

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Drug Class Review: Thiazolidinediones: Final Report Update 1 [Internet].
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