Review: could Phentermine cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
Summary: High blood sugar is found among people who take Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Weight loss.
We study 11,008 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Phentermine has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from 13,034 Phentermine users)
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,102 High blood sugar patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 10,991 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 7 people (0.06%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Phentermine when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Phentermine * :
|High blood sugar||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Phentermine * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||57.14%||14.29%||14.29%||14.29%||0.00% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Phentermine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Weight control (3 people, 42.86%)
- Depression (2 people, 28.57%)
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 14.29%)
- Growth hormone deficiency (1 people, 14.29%)
- Weight loss (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (4 people, 57.14%)
- Celexa (2 people, 28.57%)
- Trazodone hcl (2 people, 28.57%)
- Lexapro (2 people, 28.57%)
- Prozac (2 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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