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Review: could Phentermine cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea could be caused by Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Xenical, and have Pain.

We study 10,844 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea 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 obesity.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,092,975 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 10,702 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 26 people (0.24%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,088,310 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.

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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  • These two drugs combine help me to lose a pound a day for two weeks and two pounds a week each week following for a total weight loss of 30 lbs. Very useful when combine together, lost weight very quickly when used to change diet very good for long term weight loss. Have PCOS helped greatly to reduce effects and bring weight within proper levels.

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