Review: could Phentermine cause Chest pain?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 21, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,678 people who take Phentermine. Among them, 2,013 have Chest pain. See who they are, when they have Chest pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Phentermine (latest outcomes from 12,826 users) has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in obesity, lipids abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Phentermine include valvular heart disease, breathing difficulty, chest pain, chest pain aggravated, cardiac disorder.
Chest pain (latest reports from 893,650 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 10,629 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 2,013 people (18.94%) have Chest Pain.
Time on Phentermine when people have Chest pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest pain||36.84%||21.05%||0.00%||15.79%||26.32%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Phentermine * :
|Chest pain||90.88%||9.12% |
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Phentermine * :
|Chest pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.33%||11.70%||28.70%||31.35%||20.86%||7.06% |
Severity of Chest pain when taking Phentermine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chest pain||0.00%||80.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Chest pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chest pain||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (5 people, 0.25%)
- Menstruation irregular (4 people, 0.20%)
- Weight decreased (4 people, 0.20%)
- Obesity (4 people, 0.20%)
- Anxiety (3 people, 0.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Pondimin (2,006 people, 99.65%)
- Redux (624 people, 31.00%)
- Fastin (145 people, 7.20%)
- Prozac (97 people, 4.82%)
- Ionamin (87 people, 4.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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