Review: could Adipex-p cause Bipolar (Bipolar disorder)?
Summary: Bipolar is reported only by a few people who take Adipex-p.
We study 1,389 people who have side effects while taking Adipex-p from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Bipolar and more.
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Adipex-p has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from 1,879 Adipex-p users)
Bipolar (mood disorder) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, pain. (latest reports from 46,264 Bipolar patients)
On Jan, 30, 2015: 1,388 people reported to have side effects when taking Adipex-p. Among them, 1 people (0.07%) has Bipolar.
Time on Adipex-p when people have Bipolar * :
Gender of people who have Bipolar when taking Adipex-p * :
Age of people who have Bipolar when taking Adipex-p * :
Severity of Bipolar when taking Adipex-p ** :
How people recovered from Bipolar ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (1 people, 100.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Percocet (1 people, 100.00%)
- Amitriptyline hydrochloride (1 people, 100.00%)
- Ultram (1 people, 100.00%)
- Prilosec (1 people, 100.00%)
- Soma (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- 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.
- Restless leg syndrome exasporation while on lovastatim.
I have been taking Lovastatin for 4 months and have had an increase in my Restless Leg Syndrome. It usually acts up in the afternoon when I'm relaxing. The symptoms seem to go away with rhythmic movement of the affected leg. Usually it is in only one leg at a time. I have also noted a fine tremors in my hands. I consider this as a recurring of the RLS because I have had this before beginning Lovastatin, but it had pretty much abated since then. My doctor back then started me on Amantadine and it worked well.
- Bipolar patient extremely violent on seraquel
I have been diagnosed bipolar for over 10 years. 3 years ago I was taken off of topamax and my seraquel was upped to 300 mg from 100 because I was pregnant. I was very violent! Punching, breaking stuff, in jail, in the psych ward. Yes pregnancy and bipolar are not a perfect combination. I too thought it was the hormones. My husband and split several times over me punching him. We moved to a state cross country so there was no more family drama. Nothing worked! Over the last 3 years my life has been hell! I happen to run out of my seroquel (tg) it took 2 weeks to arrive. In that time my body went thru horrible withdrawals. I vowed I wouldn't take it any longer. I've been seraquel free for 2 months. I'm now on gabapentin and proud to say I have no anger issues! Not 1 punch has
been thrown. I feel like a totally different person.
- Lexapro and memory loss
I actually have no idea what other medicine I was on the week I took Lexapro, it was back at the end of February 2014 right before I checked myself into the psych hospital. I formed no memory for a whole week just because of one drug! My friends and family tell me what happened that week and I have called them a liar because there is no recall from that week! I have been on psychiatric drugs for over 14 years and have never had such a horrible reaction as I did with Lexapro! The side effects do not include this reaction, but I didn't sleep at all that week or so I am told and there is just nothing, not even a little memory. Take this as you will I am not saying everyone gets this side effect I am just saying it is not impossible. I learned a lesson I don't remember, but will never take Lexapro again! It was dangerous for me!
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