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Review: could Phentermine cause Breast cancer?

We study 10,928 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.

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Phentermine

Phentermine (latest outcomes from 12,965 users) has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss.

Breast cancer

Breast Cancer (latest reports from 197,940 patients) has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 10,928 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Breast Cancer.

Trend of Breast cancer in Phentermine reports

Time on Phentermine when people have Breast cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breast cancer0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Breast cancer100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breast cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

Severity of Breast cancer when taking Phentermine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Breast cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hysterectomy (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Obesity (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Thyroid tab (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Flexeril (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Ibuprofen (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Tegretol (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Neurontin (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Heat over 65 degrees, any type of activity, house cleaning, walking. etc. In a hurry, stress. This is so embarrassing. My hair becomes wet, sweat drips from my face and neck. People think I am nuts or coming off of drugs. has limited my activities due to embarrassment or can't stay dry enough to fix my hair. I have stopped wearing makeup all together as it just runs down my face. My Dr. will not listen to me. I think she believes I may "glisten" a little. I need help. Please!!!

    Reply

    landofoz on Aug, 25, 2014:

    hi, Heat over 65 degrees, any type of activity, house cleaning, walking. etc. In a hurry, stress. This is so embarrassing. My hair becomes wet, sweat drips from my face and neck. People think I am nuts or coming off of drugs. has limited my activities due to embarrassment or can't stay dry enough to fix my hair. I have stopped wearing makeup all together as it just runs down my face. My Dr. will not listen to me. I think she believes I may "glisten" a little. I need help. Please!!!MY Reply to the above,
    this is exactly how i feel, i went into the Bank one day when it was quite hot outside and my Hair was dripping i kept drying my face.Honestly i thought ,someone will think i am going to rob the bank. I am not ob Byetta i am on Lantos and i also live in Australia where the weather is very humid . i also suffer severe depression on top of this ,so i dont think there is much point of me changing from Lantus? Also cant believe the above person has the burning legs ,as i also have that 5 yrs now. what can i do? I am on 40units of lantus ,1500 Diabex i am 68 yrs of age living in Australia

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  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • i'm pretty much the most comlex case 4 psychiatrists, 3 psychologists, a nuero scientist/adult mood disorder specialised doctor, 3 gp's, 2 naturopaths and an adhd specialist have ever come accross. i'm basically a pharmacy on legs with over 32types of medications tried in 13 months including those i've mentioned above. i admitted myself into hospital (to get a team around me) for 3 weeks in the psych ward in july 2013 but was granted an agreed by patient/all the different types of doctors and nursing staff to b words) and 'what planet am i from (using a nurses exact words) because i'm soe released early as they had 'no lollies left to try' (using the head psych's exact words referring to prescription medications) anr how so rediculously med-resistant to all that could be tried. the night nurses were actually scare d of me, not by any violence or anything at all alike, but by my uncanny ability to be dosed so very very highly on so many potent medications and extreme combinations to no avail. i've had 9ver 25 blood tests, ultrasounds, brain imagery mri's, sleep disorders studies in hospital and numerous other forms of clinical testing to still be on the rollercoaster and the viscous cycle 13months later and i'm still in the same boat! it's been said way more than just a few times that i'm one hell of a case for the record books!

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • want to know if taking phentermine can cause a blood clot in your legs, heart?

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