Could Phentermine cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xenical, and have Pain . We study 11,186 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA. Among them, 46 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 weight loss. (latest outcomes from Phentermine 14,305 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,494 Diarrhea patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

11,186 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine.
Among them, 46 people (0.41%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Phentermine cause Diarrhea?

Time on Phentermine when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 42.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Phentermine *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Phentermine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.94 %
  • 20-29: 5.88 %
  • 30-39: 8.82 %
  • 40-49: 35.29 %
  • 50-59: 11.76 %
  • 60+: 35.29 %

Severity of Diarrhea **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyrtec (11 people, 23.91%)
  • Xenical (11 people, 23.91%)
  • Paxil (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Neurontin (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Celebrex (10 people, 21.74%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (14 people, 30.43%)
  • Birth Control (6 people, 13.04%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 6.52%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (3 people, 6.52%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (3 people, 6.52%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (26 people, 56.52%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (20 people, 43.48%)
  • Headache (18 people, 39.13%)
  • Pain (13 people, 28.26%)
  • Depression (13 people, 28.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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