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Review: taking Adipex-p and Lexapro together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Adipex-p and Lexapro together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Adipex-p and Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 145 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Adipex-p has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in lipids abnormal. (latest outcomes from 1,882 Adipex-p users)

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,520 Lexapro users)

On Apr, 26, 2015: 145 people who take Adipex-p, Lexapro are studied

Adipex-p, Lexapro outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Adipex-p (phentermine hydrochloride)
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Adipex-p is effective41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
42.31%
(11 of 26 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
n/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Lexapro is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
33.33%
(5 of 15 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
46.15%
(6 of 13 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
100.00%
(4 of 4 people)
n/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Adipex-p is effective44.00%
(22 of 50 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
Lexapro is effective44.23%
(23 of 52 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Adipex-p is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
18.75%
(3 of 16 people)
16.67%
(9 of 54 people)
33.33%
(6 of 18 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Lexapro is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
25.00%
(4 of 16 people)
15.69%
(8 of 51 people)
40.00%
(8 of 20 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Feeling Hot And ColdAbdominal PainDiabetic KetoacidosisDepressionSplenomegalyDepressionHalitosisFatigue
Drug Withdrawal SyndromeSplenomegalyDiabetes MellitusBreathing DifficultyEmotional DistressAbdominal PainDry MouthDyspnoea
FlushingAnxietyGestational DiabetesAggressionPyrexiaPulmonary EmbolismTinnitusChest Pain
HeadacheGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationGlycosuriaUrinary Tract InfectionMesenteric Vein ThrombosisChest PainFall
HypokalaemiaEmotional DistressObesityAbdominal PainAbdominal PainDyspnoeaWeight Increased
AstheniaPyrexiaHyperglycaemiaAgitation AggravatedAnxietyMood AlteredAsthenia
AnxietyAnxiety AggravatedDepressionInfection - KidneyPainEndometrial CancerPain
Night SweatsDepressionBipolar DisorderSleep-related Eating DisorderGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationBreathing DifficultyAmnesia
ItchingMesenteric Vein ThrombosisDepression AggravatedSleep WalkingMissed PeriodsUrinary Tract InfectionOedema Peripheral
High Blood PressurePainAnxiety AggravatedWeight IncreasedCholecystitis ChronicAnxiety DisorderBack Pain

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
FatigueIncontinence
DyspnoeaBasophil Count Increased
PainBlood Sodium Decreased
Chest PainLeukopenia
FallWhite Blood Cell Count Decreased
Weight IncreasedHaematocrit Decreased
AnxietyNeutrophil Count Decreased
AmnesiaHaemoglobin Decreased
AstheniaMean Cell Volume Decreased
Back PainMuscle Twitching

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aRectal HaemorrhageAnxietyAstheniaFatigueChoreaEpistaxis
Liver DisorderEmotional DistressDepressionFallTardive DyskinesiaChest Pain
Inflammatory Bowel DiseasePainNauseaBack PainOsteoarthritisDyspnoea
Abnormal FaecesInjection Site PainInsomniaAmnesiaFallRash Generalised
Abdominal PainInjection Site ReactionDiabetes MellitusInsomniaType 2 Diabetes MellitusWhite Blood Cell Count Decreased
Crohn's DiseaseWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedDrug Withdrawal SyndromeLeukopenia
Iucd ComplicationDizzinessAbnormal BehaviourAstheniaIncontinence
Pulmonary EmbolismFaecal IncontinenceGait DisturbanceAnxietyMean Cell Volume Decreased
DiarrhoeaConfusional StateDrug IneffectiveThrombocytopeniaHaematocrit Decreased
PyrexiaAnosmiaOedema PeripheralFeeling Hot And ColdNeutrophil Count Decreased

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • is this caused by the medication?

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • been having night sweats for the past month. not sure if the medication is causing this.

    Reply

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • I stop taking my phone mine the first after I taking Lexapro and still severe chest pain I'm bloating like crazy also

    Reply

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Adipex-p (phentermine hydrochloride) is often used to treat lipids abnormal. Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. 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.

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