Review: could Phentermine cause Breast Cancer?


Breast cancer is reported only by a few people who take Phentermine. We study 10,852 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.

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Phentermine has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from Phentermine 13,420 users)

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 81,949 Breast cancer patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

10,852 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine.
Among them, 3 people (0.03%) have Breast Cancer

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Phentermine cause Breast cancer?

Time on Phentermine when people have Breast Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Phentermine *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Phentermine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (1 person)
  • Obesity (1 person)
  • Hysterectomy (1 person)
  • Hot Flush (1 person)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Multivitamin (1 person)
  • Lisinopril (1 person)
  • Ibuprofen (1 person)
  • Flexeril (1 person)
  • Effexor (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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