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Review: could Phentermine cause Mitral valve prolapse?

Summary: Mitral valve prolapse is found among people who take Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Pondimin, and have Diabetes.

We study 10,991 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA and social media. Among them, 70 have Mitral valve prolapse. Find out below who they are, when they have Mitral valve prolapse and more.

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Phentermine

Phentermine has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from 13,034 Phentermine users)

Mitral valve prolapse

Mitral valve prolapse (heart's mitral valve doesn't work well) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, depression, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 3,349 Mitral valve prolapse patients)

On Jan, 13, 2015: 10,991 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine. Among them, 70 people (0.64%) have Mitral Valve Prolapse.

Trend of Mitral valve prolapse in Phentermine reports

Time on Phentermine when people have Mitral valve prolapse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mitral valve prolapse100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Mitral valve prolapse when taking Phentermine * :

FemaleMale
Mitral valve prolapse91.86%8.14%

Age of people who have Mitral valve prolapse when taking Phentermine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mitral valve prolapse0.00%0.00%0.00%18.75%15.62%34.38%21.88%9.38%

Severity of Mitral valve prolapse when taking Phentermine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Mitral valve prolapse ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 2.86%)
  2. Weight control (1 people, 1.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Pondimin (56 people, 80.00%)
  2. Redux (24 people, 34.29%)
  3. Fastin (24 people, 34.29%)
  4. Fenfluramine (9 people, 12.86%)
  5. Ionamin (9 people, 12.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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