Phentermine and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Weight decreased. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Phentermine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,467 people who have side effects when taking Phentermine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 05, 2017

11,467 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine.
Among them, 130 people (1.13%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Phentermine cause Hair loss?

Time on Phentermine when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Phentermine *:

  • female: 95.16 %
  • male: 4.84 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Phentermine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.1 %
  • 20-29: 5.49 %
  • 30-39: 30.77 %
  • 40-49: 37.36 %
  • 50-59: 17.58 %
  • 60+: 7.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (7 people, 5.38%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 3.08%)
  • Depression (4 people, 3.08%)
  • Pain (3 people, 2.31%)
  • Appetite Disorder (2 people, 1.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (11 people, 8.46%)
  • Fastin (10 people, 7.69%)
  • Prozac (9 people, 6.92%)
  • Synthroid (8 people, 6.15%)
  • Premarin (6 people, 4.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (34 people, 26.15%)
  • Heart Palpitations (21 people, 16.15%)
  • Weakness (19 people, 14.62%)
  • Fatigue (16 people, 12.31%)
  • Nausea (14 people, 10.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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