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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 11,019 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Phentermine

Phentermine has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from 13,051 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 17,112 High blood sugar patients)

On Feb, 26, 2015: 11,008 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 7 people (0.06%) have High Blood Sugar.

Trend of High blood sugar in Phentermine reports

Time on Phentermine when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Phentermine * :

FemaleMale
High blood sugar100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Phentermine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%0.00%57.14%14.29%14.29%14.29%0.00%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Phentermine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Weight control (3 people, 42.86%)
  2. Depression (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Growth hormone deficiency (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Weight loss (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (4 people, 57.14%)
  2. Celexa (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Trazodone hcl (2 people, 28.57%)
  4. Lexapro (2 people, 28.57%)
  5. Prozac (2 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can i take diclofenac sodium with my phentermine pills.
    I take the phentermine pills for my weightloss and the diclofenac for my back pain but I am not sure if you can mix the two together.
  • Can i take phentermine with amlodipine besylate?
    I informed the doctor that I was taking the blood pressure med and really wanted to lose weight but need a little help. Put me on B12 shots 1x per week and phentermine 1x per day along w/ multi-vit.
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    I tested positive for methadone, I have never taken this drug. My Dr said I had to have taken it because it was there and that a false positive is out of the question. Could my meds cause methadone to show up on a urine drug test
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    I used Phentermine for a few months prior to my wedding in December 2013. I ceased taking the phentermine in December 2013 after my honeymoon. In January 2014 my husband and I conceived a baby boy. This was our first child together and we and our families and friends were elated with excitement. At 9 months I had my first ultrasound where you can clearly see our baby's skull was not closed. The on/gyne who took the ultrasound did not diagnose the anencephaly or alert us, instead he referred us to the maternal fetal department at our local hospital. A month later I had another ultrasound performed at the maternal fetal department and was immediately informed and shown that our baby has anencephaly and an abortion was required. The only medication I took prior to pregnancy was phentermine prescribed by my primary care provider. I believe the phentermine is chemically composed similar to Adderral and should have the same warnings. I also believe phentermine causes a mother to be anemic and unable to provide a baby en utero the necessary nutrition for healthy growth. Had I been informed of the risk, I would never have taken this medication. Our baby died at 14 weeks after we were forced through the anguish and torturous of a late term abortion which is against our beliefs. I am now pregnant again, this time with a healthy baby.
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    I am insulin resistant, unable to lose weight w/diet and exercise. Started us of Phentermine for about 6 days and had increasing symptoms of abscess tooth. Went to dentist, was not a tooth, he thought it was a sinus infection. Antibiotics did not work. My PCP gave me more antibiotics. Did not work. Went to ENT- scoped sinus. It was not my sinuses. Told to take different antibiotics if pain came back. IT DID! Took those, went back to dr- Worse still. Dx with TMJ, given muscle relaxers. That did not work. Pain continued intense. Unable to chew, wear glasses, move my hair, sleep on that side of head. Dx w/Trigeminal Neuralgia. This started with the Phentermine. I want to know if anyone else has suffered this?!
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    phentermine has caused significant weight loss. Effexor XR manages my GAD and depression but causes random physiological anxiety attacks, drastic increase in sweating, vivid and nightly nightmares

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