Review: could Phentermine cause Hair loss?
We study 10,928 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 114 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Phentermine (latest outcomes from 12,961 users) has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss.
Hair loss (latest reports from 229,073 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Sep, 10, 2014: 10,928 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 114 people (1.04%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Phentermine when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||7.69%||46.15%||7.69%||23.08%||7.69%||7.69%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Phentermine * :
|Hair loss||94.83%||5.17% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Phentermine * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||1.18%||3.53%||31.76%||42.35%||16.47%||4.71% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Phentermine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||25.00%||50.00%||16.67%||8.33% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Weight loss (6 people, 5.26%)
- Depression (5 people, 4.39%)
- Hair loss in women (2 people, 1.75%)
- Weight control (2 people, 1.75%)
- Overweight (2 people, 1.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Pondimin (87 people, 76.32%)
- Redux (30 people, 26.32%)
- Fastin (13 people, 11.40%)
- Xanax (13 people, 11.40%)
- Phentermine hydrochloride (12 people, 10.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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