Review: taking Venlafaxine hydrochloride and Phentermine together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Venlafaxine hydrochloride and Phentermine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Venlafaxine hydrochloride and Phentermine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 261 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Venlafaxine Hydrochloride

Venlafaxine hydrochloride has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Venlafaxine hydrochloride 5,422 users)

Phentermine

Phentermine has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from Phentermine 14,164 users)

On Sep, 18, 2016

261 people who take Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Phentermine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Venlafaxine hydrochloride and Phentermine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Venlafaxine Hydrochloride:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (9 of 9 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 60.0% - (6 of 10 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Phentermine:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.0% - (6 of 21 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (5 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Venlafaxine Hydrochloride:
  • female: 55.0% - (22 of 40 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
Phentermine:
  • female: 32.0% - (12 of 37 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Venlafaxine Hydrochloride:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 63.0% - (7 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 50-59: 61.0% - (8 of 13 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Phentermine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 50-59: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • malaise
  • pain in jaw
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • convulsion
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • drug intolerance
  • dysgraphia
1 - 6 months:
  • craniosynostosis
  • head deformity
  • dizziness
  • fainting
  • low blood pressure
  • tunnel vision
  • ankle fracture
  • depression
  • respiratory arrest
  • skin blushing/flushing
6 - 12 months:
  • bone and joint pain
  • chest pressure sensation
  • cyanosis
  • granuloma annulare
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • raynaud's phenomenon
  • ringing in the ears
1 - 2 years:
  • crohn's disease
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anal fissure
  • anal ulcer
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • coeliac disease
  • colitis ulcerative
2 - 5 years:
  • arrhythmia
  • angioedema
  • anomalous pulmonary venous connection
  • asthma
  • atelectasis
  • atrial septal defect
  • atrial tachycardia
  • bronchiolitis
  • cardiomegaly
  • congenital anomaly
5 - 10 years:
  • bone and joint pain
  • dizziness
  • chest pressure sensation
  • coeliac disease
  • colon adenoma
  • constipation
  • crohn's disease
  • cyanosis
  • decreased appetite
  • depression
10+ years:
  • cataract subcapsular
not specified:
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • tricuspid valve incompetence
  • nausea
  • mitral valve incompetence
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • hypoxia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • chest pain
  • mitral valve incompetence
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • palpitations
  • diabetes mellitus
male:
  • arrhythmia
  • diarrhoea
  • lethargy
  • angioedema
  • anomalous pulmonary venous connection
  • asthma
  • atelectasis
  • atrial septal defect
  • atrial tachycardia
  • bronchiolitis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • overdose
  • unresponsive to stimuli
20-29:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholelithiasis
  • emotional distress
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • drug abuser
30-39:
  • chest pain
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cardiac arrest
  • dehydration
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • sweating increased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • compulsive shopping
40-49:
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • fall
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • confusion
50-59:
  • hypertension
  • asthenia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • chest pain
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • palpitations
  • nausea
  • blood cholesterol abnormal
  • crying
60+:
  • arthritis
  • back disorder
  • osteoporosis
  • contusion
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • nasal congestion
  • amnesia
  • bone disorder

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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