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Review: taking Pseudoephedrine and Phentermine together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Pseudoephedrine and Phentermine together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Pseudoephedrine and Phentermine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 31 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in nasal congestion. (latest outcomes from 674 Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride users)

Phentermine has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in obesity. (latest outcomes from 13,025 Phentermine users)

On Dec, 27, 2014: 31 people who take Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Phentermine are studied

Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Phentermine outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride)
- Phentermine (phentermine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/a
Phentermine is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Palpitations Aggravatedn/an/aPalpitations Aggravatedn/an/an/aHepatitis Chronic Active
Hepatitis A Antibody Positive
Jaundice
Faeces Pale
Hepatic Enzyme Increased
Fatigue
Dyspnoea Nos
Oedema Peripheral
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Coma

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
n/a
Phentermine is effective0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Dyspnoea NosHepatitis Chronic Active
Cardiovascular Disorder NosHepatitis A Antibody Positive
Chest PainJaundice
Oedema PeripheralFaeces Pale
Valvular Heart Disease NosHepatic Enzyme Increased
Anxiety NecFatigue
PalpitationsMetabolic Syndrome
Depression NecHypotension
Drug IneffectiveDisorientation
Dry MouthRash

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a
Phentermine is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aSedationValvular Heart Disease NosRenal FailureParanoiaDyspnoea Nos
Drug IneffectivePulmonary Hypertension NosDisorientationHallucination NosDry Mouth
Cardiovascular Disorder NosConvulsions NosSomnolenceDepression NecOedema Peripheral
Amnesia NecChest PainRashFaeces PaleDepression Nec
Deep Vein ThrombosisFatigueCardiovascular Disorder Nos
Confusional StateJaundicePulmonary Hypertension Nos
ComaHepatitis Chronic ActiveCardiac Failure Congestive
Metabolic SyndromeHepatitis A Antibody Positive
DysuriaHepatic Enzyme Increased
Viral InfectionAnxiety Nec

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can i take phentermine with amlodipine besylate?
    I informed the doctor that I was taking the blood pressure med and really wanted to lose weight but need a little help. Put me on B12 shots 1x per week and phentermine 1x per day along w/ multi-vit.
  • I tested positive for methadone, i have never taken this drug (1 answer)
    I tested positive for methadone, I have never taken this drug. My Dr said I had to have taken it because it was there and that a false positive is out of the question. Could my meds cause methadone to show up on a urine drug test
  • Hallucinations and skin thas red and hurts (1 answer)
    I am having horrable hallucinations.manic episodes because i slam on the brakes to avoid people or animals that are not there.i feel like im going to razy.high bood pressure, heavy breathing and anxiety.my face and body have spoys that are like a sun burn and blisters in my mouth.emergency room accused me of being drugy and said the blood tests came back that i had meth in my blood..i not breathing deep enough and would stop by hen the tubes were removed.i also experience episodes if slured speech and confusion.i am no way a meth user ad soon as it was thought that i used drugs.i was discharged i read my paperwork that said.METHAMPHETAMINE USER. WHY?- I need answers. Would any or all cause this? But i have still the problems i went there for am i allergic to my meds levothyroxine?
  • Can i safely use phentermine with my existing cardiomyopathy
    I need to know if it is safe to use duromine(phentermine) while having the above heart condition
  • Does klonopin counteract phentermine?
    does klonopin counteract phentermine? i have taken phentermine before while not taking any other medications and it really worked for me but not its not working and i think my klonopin is counteracting it.

More questions for: Phentermine, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Weight migain with phentermine
    I took Phentermine in 1990. At the time I only had about 20 pounds to lose. I actually lost 30. When I stopped taking it, it was like someone opened a "fat door". The weight started coming back even though I did everything exactly the same as when I was on the drug. In six months I had gained 120 pounds. To this day, I cannot get it off no matter what I do. I have been called a liar by several doctors, and have tried every diet known to man. In addition I spend three years with a personal trainer. Nothing has worked.
  • Taking phentermine likely caused our baby to have anencephaly.
    I used Phentermine for a few months prior to my wedding in December 2013. I ceased taking the phentermine in December 2013 after my honeymoon. In January 2014 my husband and I conceived a baby boy. This was our first child together and we and our families and friends were elated with excitement. At 9 months I had my first ultrasound where you can clearly see our baby's skull was not closed. The on/gyne who took the ultrasound did not diagnose the anencephaly or alert us, instead he referred us to the maternal fetal department at our local hospital. A month later I had another ultrasound performed at the maternal fetal department and was immediately informed and shown that our baby has anencephaly and an abortion was required. The only medication I took prior to pregnancy was phentermine prescribed by my primary care provider. I believe the phentermine is chemically composed similar to Adderral and should have the same warnings. I also believe phentermine causes a mother to be anemic and unable to provide a baby en utero the necessary nutrition for healthy growth. Had I been informed of the risk, I would never have taken this medication. Our baby died at 14 weeks after we were forced through the anguish and torturous of a late term abortion which is against our beliefs. I am now pregnant again, this time with a healthy baby.
  • Trigeminal neuralgia after use of phentermine (2 responses)
    I am insulin resistant, unable to lose weight w/diet and exercise. Started us of Phentermine for about 6 days and had increasing symptoms of abscess tooth. Went to dentist, was not a tooth, he thought it was a sinus infection. Antibiotics did not work. My PCP gave me more antibiotics. Did not work. Went to ENT- scoped sinus. It was not my sinuses. Told to take different antibiotics if pain came back. IT DID! Took those, went back to dr- Worse still. Dx with TMJ, given muscle relaxers. That did not work. Pain continued intense. Unable to chew, wear glasses, move my hair, sleep on that side of head. Dx w/Trigeminal Neuralgia. This started with the Phentermine. I want to know if anyone else has suffered this?!
  • Skin burning sensation with delsym (1 response)
    I had been sick for about a week and had been taking Sudafed every 4-6 hours for congestion for the past couple of days. I also take wellbutrin SR daily as an antidepressant. I started taking the suspension formula of Delsym 12 hour release about 24 hours previously (so I had already had two doses) I took my third dose. Within 10-20 minutes of swallowing it I started to feel things were somewhat surreal and then noticed a skin burning sensation particularly on my neck and face. The skin burning sensation intensified spreading throughout my body and caused a panic attack. The skin burning persisted off and on for at least the next 12 hours. I have not taken delsym since and am no longer experiencing the feeling.
  • Bad nosebleed (sudafed related?) (1 response)
    I have the rhinitis as a result of rebound syndrome from using nasal sprays for years. I use the Flonase to somewhat alleviate the need for the over-the-counter sprays (first two drugs listed). In spite of that, I rarely, if ever, have nosebleeds. I also rarely, if ever, get colds. However, yesterday I decided I definitely was getting a cold and decided to take some 12-hour Sudafed. I took my second dose a couple of hours early and next thing you know my nose was bleeding fairly profusely all night. I tried the recommended method of tilting the head forward and holding the nose shut for 10 minutes but all that did was fill my head with blood and when I let go all kinds of blood and clotted blood came out of my nose and mouth making a huge mess. What worked for me after hours of trying was tilting the head slightly back, putting up with the blood trickling down my throat and trying not to breathe or irritate the bleeding nostril. Periodically I'd have to cough up or blow out some clotting because it became too much to handle but eventually this method worked for me. I've decided to refrain from taking anymore Sudafed or nasal sprays for the time being at least until I'm sure the nosebleed is completely gone.

More reviews for: Phentermine, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Having tight chest and also very gripey and losing emotional feelings

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is often used to treat nasal congestion. Phentermine (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.

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