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Review: could Phentermine cause Diarrhea?





Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xenical, and have Pain.

We study 10,970 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Phentermine

Phentermine has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in lipids abnormal. (view latest outcomes from 13,009 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Diarrhea 137,983 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 10,959 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 26 people (0.24%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Phentermine reports

Time on Phentermine when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea42.86%14.29%0.00%42.86%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Phentermine * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea62.96%37.04%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Phentermine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%3.85%26.92%23.08%38.46%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Phentermine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (11 people, 42.31%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 11.54%)
  3. Pain exacerbated (3 people, 11.54%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (2 people, 7.69%)
  5. Weight decreased (2 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xenical (12 people, 46.15%)
  2. Valium (11 people, 42.31%)
  3. Celebrex (11 people, 42.31%)
  4. Flonase (10 people, 38.46%)
  5. Vioxx (10 people, 38.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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