Review: could Phentermine cause Eye Twitch?


Summary

Eye twitch is found among people who take Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Abilify, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 11,183 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Eye twitch. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye twitch 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 14,165 users)

Eye Twitch

Eye twitch (eyelid twitching is spontaneous and uncontrolled spasms of the muscles) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, swallowing difficulty, drug ineffective, diplopia, therapeutic response decreased (latest reports from 2,902 Eye twitch patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

11,183 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine.
Among them, 7 people (0.06%) have Eye Twitch


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Phentermine cause Eye twitch?

Time on Phentermine when people have Eye Twitch *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Eye Twitch when taking Phentermine *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Eye Twitch when taking Phentermine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 50.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Eye Twitch when taking Phentermine **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Eye Twitch **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Weight Loss (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Weight Decreased (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Overweight (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Multiple Allergies (1 person, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Topamax (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Lamictal (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Klonopin (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Abilify (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Tramadol Hydrochloride (1 person, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Red Face (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Weight Increased (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Irritability (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Aphagia (1 person, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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