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Concerta, Phentermine for a 42-year old woman

This is a personalized study for a 42 year old female patient who has ADD. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6 female patients aged 42 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Concerta (latest outcomes from 10,399 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Phentermine (latest outcomes from 12,995 users) has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in obesity.

What are the conditions

Add (attention deficit disorder-difficult to define) (latest reports from 34,511 patients) can be treated by Vyvanse, Concerta, Adderall 20, Adderall 30, Ritalin, Adderall Xr 30.

On Nov, 21, 2014: 6 females aged 38 (±5) who take Concerta, Phentermine are studied

Concerta, Phentermine outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 38

Gender: female

Conditions: ADD

Drugs taking:
- Concerta - 36MG (methylphenidate hydrochloride): used for 1 - 6 months

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
PhentermineThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aAscites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Jaundice Nos
Hepatic Necrosis (large portions of liver die off due to severe liver disease)
Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)
Anaemia Nos
Splenomegaly (enlargement of spleen)
Hepatic Fibrosis (scarring process that represents the liver's response to injury)
Ecchymosis (a discoloration of the skin resulting from bleeding underneath)
Lethargy (tiredness)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have ADD
- support group for people who take Concerta
- support group for people who take Phentermine

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Do you suffer from hyperhidrosis when you stop concerta for a while?
    (Asked by a 41 year old woman who has Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder, Hyperhidrosis, and takes Concerta)
    Taken concerta for 8 years now, with pausing during two preignancies, transpiring has become a regular problem, with ritalin it is even worse, so I do not take it My life is too busy with work and children, I cannot stop me meds now. During preignancies I still transpired, maybe hormons have some ...

  • Taking ritilin instead of nuvigil (because ins doesn't want to pay)
    (Asked by a 40 year old woman who has Narcolepsy (excessive Daytime Fatique), and takes Concerta, Nuvigil)
    I have been diagnosed with Excessive Daytime Fatigue or none as, Narcolepsy. I have been taking Nuvigil 150 mg since 10/05/11. My insurance doesn't want to cover it unless I've tried Provigil (which also needs a prior auth and copay is too expensive), Ritalin or Adderall. I am nervous about trying ...

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    (Posted by a 63 year old man who has Raynauds, BiPolar, GERD, ADD, Barretts Syndrome, Tardive Dyskinesia)
    I was dianosed with T.D. on Sept. 19, 2013...by a neurologist at St. Peters Hospital in Albany, NY...I was taken there because of concern that I had suffered a stroke...since then, life for, not only me, but my family has pretty much come to a screeching halt...I seemed to have hit the jackpot as fa ...

  • Vyvanse for aspergers / autism and adhd working well
    (Posted by a 17 year old girl who has Social Problem, Impulsive Behaviour, ADHD, Asperger's Disorder, and takes Vyvanse)
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  • Seroquel made me weird, indifferent to everything.
    (Posted by a 19 year old girl who has Schizotypal Personality Disorder, and takes Concerta)
    With constant anxiety. I found myself not wanting to be nice to my family, hearting them and seeing the consecuences later , rather than before. I remember wearing a wig to the nutritionist, "just because".

  • Temporal lobe epilepsy in concerta
    (Posted by a 8 year old boy who has ADHD, and takes Concerta)
    My son is 8 years old and has ADHD with severe hyperactivity and impulsivity. He has been on meds since he was 5. We started with Foculin, switched to Daytrana patch and just recently (with the help of his Psychiatrist) decided to try Concerta. We stopped the Daytrana and began titration onto Conc ...

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Common symptoms:

Women of age 40-49 with Add:
  1. Fatigue (148 reports)
  2. Insomnia (109 reports)
  3. Nausea (106 reports)
  4. Stress and anxiety (101 reports)
  5. Depression (93 reports)
  6. Headache (80 reports)
  7. Drowsiness (73 reports)
  8. Dizziness (73 reports)
  9. Feeling abnormal (65 reports)
  10. Dry mouth (64 reports)

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