Could Phentermine cause Migraine - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Weight decreased . We study 11,197 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA. Among them, 27 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.

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Phentermine

Phentermine has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from Phentermine 14,307 users)

Migraine

Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, migraine, birth control, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 78,281 Migraine patients).

On Jan, 03, 2017

11,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine.
Among them, 27 people (0.24%) have Migraine


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Phentermine cause Migraine?

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: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Phentermine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 13.33 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 40.0 %
  • 50-59: 13.33 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Narcolepsy (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Pain (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Weight Loss (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Birth Control (3 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Topamax (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Synthroid (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Fioricet (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Valtrex (3 people, 11.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Headache (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Insomnia (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Fatigue (5 people, 18.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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