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Diethylpropion Hydrochloride vs Phentermine Hydrochloride, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 45

This is personalized comparison of Diethylpropion Hydrochloride vs Phentermine Hydrochloride for a female aged 45. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Diethylpropion hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 68 users) has active ingredients of diethylpropion hydrochloride. It is often used in obesity.

Phentermine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 1,735 users) has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 3,798 female patients aged 41 who take the same drugs are studied in Diethylpropion Hydrochloride vs Phentermine Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female41Obesity

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Diethylpropion Hydrochloride diethylpropion hydrochlorideWatson Labs
Phentermine Hydrochloride phentermine hydrochlorideKvk Tech

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 41 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diethylpropion Hydrochloride (Watson Labs)Phentermine Hydrochloride (Kvk Tech)
Dyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)
Chest PainChest Pain
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Valvular Heart Disease Nos (diseases of the heart valves)
Oedema Lower Limb (fluid collection in tissue of lower leg)Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
Cardiac Murmur Nos (an heart sound in valve abnormality)Cardiovascular Disorder Nos (heart diseases)
Pulmonary Hypertension Nos (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery)Pulmonary Hypertension Nos (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery)
Valvular Heart Disease Nos (diseases of the heart valves)Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)
Tricuspid Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Cardiac Murmur Nos (an heart sound in valve abnormality)
Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Cardiomegaly Nos (increased size of heart than normal)Tricuspid Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diethylpropion Hydrochloride (Watson Labs)Phentermine Hydrochloride (Kvk Tech)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Constipation
Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery)Breath Sounds
Cardiopulmonary Failure (cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
ConstipationTardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)
Dry SkinGrunting (abnormal, short, deep, hoarse sounds in exhalation that often accompany severe chest pain)
Brittle Nails (abnormal nail)Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
Increased Tendency To Bruise (increased tendency to injure the underlying soft tissue or bone)Flank Pain (a distressing sensation experienced around the lower back and the upper abdomen)
Blood Urine
Chest Pain
Raynaud's Phenomenon (discoloration of the fingers, toes, and occasionally other areas)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Diethylpropion Hydrochloride20.00%40.00%20.00%10.00%10.00%
Phentermine Hydrochloride3.40%20.80%36.20%27.40%12.20%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Diethylpropion Hydrochloride (diethylpropion hydrochloride) is often used to treat obesity. Phentermine Hydrochloride (phentermine hydrochloride) is often used to treat weight loss. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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