Review: could Adipex-p cause Joint Pain?


Joint pain is found among people who take Adipex-P, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old also take medication Pondimin, and have Pain . We study 1,566 people who have side effects while taking Adipex-p from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.

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Adipex-p has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from Adipex-p 2,060 users)

Joint Pain

Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 207,069 Joint pain patients).

On Sep, 25, 2016

1,566 people reported to have side effects when taking Adipex-p.
Among them, 43 people (2.75%) have Joint Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adipex-p cause Joint pain?

Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Adipex-p *:

  • female: 80.49 %
  • male: 19.51 %

Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Adipex-p *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 35.71 %
  • 40-49: 28.57 %
  • 50-59: 21.43 %
  • 60+: 14.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (3 people, 6.98%)
  • Prophylaxis (1 person, 2.33%)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person, 2.33%)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (1 person, 2.33%)
  • Nerve Compression (1 person, 2.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Pondimin (26 people, 60.47%)
  • Redux (14 people, 32.56%)
  • Fastin (14 people, 32.56%)
  • Phentermine (13 people, 30.23%)
  • Xanax (12 people, 27.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea Nos (23 people, 53.49%)
  • Chest Pain (23 people, 53.49%)
  • Fatigue (22 people, 51.16%)
  • Palpitations (17 people, 39.53%)
  • Headache Nos (17 people, 39.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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