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 (latest outcomes from 12,860 users) has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,090,100 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.
Time on Phentermine when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Phentermine * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Phentermine * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Phentermine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (11 people, 42.31%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 11.54%)
- Pain exacerbated (3 people, 11.54%)
- Fibromyalgia (2 people, 7.69%)
- Weight decreased (2 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xenical (12 people, 46.15%)
- Valium (11 people, 42.31%)
- Celebrex (11 people, 42.31%)
- Flonase (10 people, 38.46%)
- Vioxx (10 people, 38.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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