Review: could Phentermine cause Eye twitch (Eyelid 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 Lamictal, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 11,008 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Eye twitch. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye twitch and more.
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Phentermine has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from 13,048 Phentermine users)
Eye twitch (eyelid twitching is spontaneous and uncontrolled spasms of the muscles) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, stress and anxiety, rheumatoid arthritis, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 1,875 Eye twitch patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 11,008 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 6 people (0.05%) have Eye Twitch.
Time on Phentermine when people have Eye twitch * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Eye twitch||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Eye twitch when taking Phentermine * :
|Eye twitch||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Eye twitch when taking Phentermine * :
|Eye twitch||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||20.00%||60.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Eye twitch when taking Phentermine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Eye twitch||33.33%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Eye twitch ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Eye twitch||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (2 people, 33.33%)
- Overweight (1 people, 16.67%)
- Weight decreased (1 people, 16.67%)
- Low back pain (1 people, 16.67%)
- Fluid retention (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (2 people, 33.33%)
- Klonopin (2 people, 33.33%)
- Abilify (2 people, 33.33%)
- Phentermine hydrochloride (1 people, 16.67%)
- Xanax (1 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Can my eye twitch be because of lexapro?
So I have had symptoms of anxiety and depression due to a lot of stressors and disasters that happened in my life over the past two years. As my anxiety got worse after a breast biopsy, I started freaking out and thinking I may have MS because my sister has MS. So I went to my GP and she decided my symptoms do not follow the symptoms of MS or any similar problem and it should most likely be anxiety. She put me on Lexapro and Clonazepam. At first I was very hesitant to take medication but as my symptoms got worse I decided to give it a try. I was on Lexopro 5 mg for about two months and then I went to 10 mg, and I would take 1 or 2 Clonazepam a day. And this all started 5 months ago. And things seemed to be working just fine.Until about two months ago I started having this freaking annoying eye twitch on my upper left eyelid. I have had eye twitches before but they always go away after a couple of days or a week top. This one has been lasting for 2 months now and seems to be just getting worse. I went to the GP and my eye doctor and they still found no cause and said it's probably stress and anxiety. I have not been overly stressed and I get plenty of sleep, 10 hrs or more! and I stopped taking caffeine and alcohol after the twitch started. Any idea? Could it be because of medication? I also need to add I have had thumb twitching and severe spasms in my muscles around my right thumb starting in May (before taking any medication).
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