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 . We study 11,197 people who have side effects while taking Phentermine from FDA. Among them, 115 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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 14,308 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

11,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine.
Among them, 115 people (1.03%) 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: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 100 %

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

  • female: 86.24 %
  • male: 13.76 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.67 %
  • 20-29: 9.33 %
  • 30-39: 20.0 %
  • 40-49: 36.0 %
  • 50-59: 24.0 %
  • 60+: 8.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (19 people, 16.52%)
  • Depression (19 people, 16.52%)
  • Weight Decreased (13 people, 11.30%)
  • Fibromyalgia (8 people, 6.96%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (6 people, 5.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prozac (22 people, 19.13%)
  • Zoloft (17 people, 14.78%)
  • Xenical (13 people, 11.30%)
  • Wellbutrin (13 people, 11.30%)
  • Ambien (12 people, 10.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (33 people, 28.70%)
  • Chest Pain (26 people, 22.61%)
  • Nausea (22 people, 19.13%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (21 people, 18.26%)
  • Memory Loss (20 people, 17.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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