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Review: could Phentermine cause Eye twitch (Eyelid twitch)?





Summary: Eye twitch is reported only by a few people who take Phentermine.

We study 10,970 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 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 lipids abnormal. (view latest outcomes from 13,009 users)

Eye twitch

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 Eye twitch 1,805 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 10,959 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 5 people (0.05%) have Eye Twitch.

Trend of Eye twitch in Phentermine reports

Time on Phentermine when people have Eye twitch * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Eye twitch50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Eye twitch100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Eye twitch0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%50.00%0.00%

Severity of Eye twitch when taking Phentermine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Eye twitch50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Eye twitch ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Eye twitch0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Weight decreased (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Low back pain (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Fluid retention (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Multiple allergies (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Klonopin (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Abilify (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Phentermine hydrochloride (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Xanax (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    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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  • Does klonopin counteract phentermine?
    does klonopin counteract phentermine? i have taken phentermine before while not taking any other medications and it really worked for me but not its not working and i think my klonopin is counteracting it.
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  • Has anyone seen an immuniologist for granuloma annulare, if so what was the outcome?
    I have had granuloma annulare for over a year now. However it has spread like wildfire the last 2 months. It starte out on hands and arms, but is now on 40% of my trunk, back, sholders, legs. I have tried all meds and topucals. I am wondering if anyone has been to an Immuniologist for tretment since it is considered an autoimmune disease? If so, what was outcome?
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    Taking Plaquenil for Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder (RA, Sojogrens & Scleroderma) but I have gained a lot of weight. Could I safely take Phentermine appetite suppressant for a short term (6 months or less)?
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