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Review: could Phentermine cause Chest pain?

Summary: Chest pain could be caused by Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Pondimin, and have Weight decreased.

We study 10,844 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,019 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Phentermine

Phentermine (latest outcomes from 12,860 users) has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss, weight abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Phentermine include valvular heart disease, heart disease, chest pain, chest pain aggravated, cardiac disorder.

Chest pain

Chest pain (latest reports from 917,531 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 10,702 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 2,019 people (18.87%) have Chest Pain. They amount to 0.22% of all the 915,837 people who have Chest Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chest pain in Phentermine reports

Time on Phentermine when people have Chest pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest pain35.00%25.00%0.00%15.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Phentermine * :

FemaleMale
Chest pain90.91%9.09%

Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Phentermine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest pain0.00%0.00%0.33%11.73%28.51%31.14%20.72%7.57%

Severity of Chest pain when taking Phentermine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest pain0.00%81.82%18.18%0.00%

How people recovered from Chest pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chest pain0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Weight decreased (8 people, 0.40%)
  2. Anxiety (7 people, 0.35%)
  3. Coronary artery disease (6 people, 0.30%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (6 people, 0.30%)
  5. Chest discomfort (6 people, 0.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Pondimin (2,006 people, 99.36%)
  2. Redux (624 people, 30.91%)
  3. Fastin (145 people, 7.18%)
  4. Prozac (97 people, 4.80%)
  5. Ionamin (87 people, 4.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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