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Review: could Phentermine cause Cough?

We study 10,928 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 116 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Phentermine

Phentermine (latest outcomes from 12,951 users) has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in obesity.

Cough

Cough (latest reports from 488,612 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 10,906 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 116 people (1.06%) have Cough. They amount to 0.02% of all the 487,700 people who have Cough on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cough in Phentermine reports

Time on Phentermine when people have Cough * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cough50.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Phentermine * :

FemaleMale
Cough89.26%10.74%

Age of people who have Cough when taking Phentermine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough0.00%0.00%0.00%6.74%25.84%33.71%23.60%10.11%

Severity of Cough when taking Phentermine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Cough ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cough0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (4 people, 3.45%)
  2. Depression (2 people, 1.72%)
  3. Weight loss (2 people, 1.72%)
  4. Weight control (1 people, 0.86%)
  5. Loss of appetite (1 people, 0.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Pondimin (106 people, 91.38%)
  2. Redux (37 people, 31.90%)
  3. Fastin (21 people, 18.10%)
  4. Prozac (16 people, 13.79%)
  5. Paxil (15 people, 12.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    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,
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