Review: could Phentermine cause Emotional Distress?


Emotional distress is found among people who take Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Yaz, and have Depression . We study 11,440 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Emotional distress. Find out below who they are, when they have Emotional distress and more.

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Phentermine has active ingredients of phentermine. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from Phentermine 13,160 users)

Emotional Distress

Emotional distress has been reported by people with drug hypersensitivity, speech impairment (adult), stroke, fatigue, anaphylaxis (latest reports from 33,215 Emotional distress patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

11,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine.
Among them, 7 people (0.06%) have Emotional Distress

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Phentermine cause Emotional distress?

Time on Phentermine when people have Emotional Distress *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Emotional Distress when taking Phentermine *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Emotional Distress when taking Phentermine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 75 %
  • 30-39: 25 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Emotional Distress when taking Phentermine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (4 people)
  • Pain (3 people)
  • Anxiety (3 people)
  • Gastrointestinal Disorder (2 people)
  • Appetite Disorder (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yaz (3 people)
  • Omeprazole (2 people)
  • Exforge (2 people)
  • Avapro (2 people)
  • Alprazolam (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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