Phentermine and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Prozac, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Phentermine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,467 people who have side effects when taking Phentermine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 05, 2017

11,467 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine.
Among them, 127 people (1.11%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Phentermine cause Weight gain?

Time on Phentermine when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Phentermine *:

  • female: 85.95 %
  • male: 14.05 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Phentermine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.5 %
  • 20-29: 10.0 %
  • 30-39: 20.0 %
  • 40-49: 37.5 %
  • 50-59: 22.5 %
  • 60+: 7.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (21 people, 16.54%)
  • Pain (20 people, 15.75%)
  • Weight Decreased (16 people, 12.60%)
  • Fibromyalgia (8 people, 6.30%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (8 people, 6.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prozac (22 people, 17.32%)
  • Zoloft (17 people, 13.39%)
  • Wellbutrin (14 people, 11.02%)
  • Xenical (13 people, 10.24%)
  • Xanax (13 people, 10.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (37 people, 29.13%)
  • Chest Pain (26 people, 20.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (24 people, 18.90%)
  • Nausea (24 people, 18.90%)
  • Memory Loss (22 people, 17.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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