Phentermine and Migraine - from FDA reports
Migraine is found among people who take Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xyrem, and have Narcolepsy. This review analyzes which people have Migraine with Phentermine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,555 people who have side effects when taking Phentermine from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 18, 2017
11,555 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine.
Among them, 89 people (0.77%) have Migraine
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Phentermine when people have Migraine *:
- < 1 month: 16.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Phentermine *:
- female: 98.8 %
- male: 1.2 %
Age of people who have Migraine when taking Phentermine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.89 %
- 20-29: 7.55 %
- 30-39: 28.3 %
- 40-49: 41.51 %
- 50-59: 16.98 %
- 60+: 3.77 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Narcolepsy (11 people, 12.36%)
- Pain (7 people, 7.87%)
- Weight Decreased (6 people, 6.74%)
- Cataplexy (4 people, 4.49%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (3 people, 3.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xyrem (13 people, 14.61%)
- Fastin (11 people, 12.36%)
- Adderall (8 people, 8.99%)
- Synthroid (7 people, 7.87%)
- Paxil (7 people, 7.87%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Chest Pain (28 people, 31.46%)
- Heart Palpitations (25 people, 28.09%)
- Fatigue (19 people, 21.35%)
- Nausea (16 people, 17.98%)
- Weakness (13 people, 14.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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