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A study for a 37 year old woman who takes Phentermine Hydrochloride - from FDA reports


2,931 females aged 37 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 37 year old female patient who has Obesity. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Mar, 13, 2019

2,931 females aged 37 (±5) who take Phentermine Hydrochloride are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Phentermine Hydrochloride for a 37-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 37
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Obesity
  • Drugs taken:
    • Phentermine Hydrochloride (phentermine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Memory Loss: 3 (0.1% of females aged 37 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Periodic Fever: 0 (0% of females aged 37 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Fatigue(feeling of tiredness): 4 (0.14% of females aged 37 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Headaches: 5 (0.17% of females aged 37 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Feeling abnormal
  3. Impaired work ability
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. Chest pain
  6. Abdominal pain upper
  7. Pneumonia
  8. Depression
  9. High blood pressure
  10. Substance-induced psychotic disorder
1 - 6 months:
  1. Pulmonary infarction (death of a small area of lung)
  2. Sleep talking (talking during sleeping)
  3. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  4. Grand mal convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)
  5. Intracranial venous sinus thrombosis (presence of thrombosis (a blood clot) in the dural venous sinuses, which drain blood from the brain)
  6. Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)
  7. Injury
  8. Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  9. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  10. Atrial tachycardia (rhythm disturbance that arises in the atria)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Cardio-respiratory arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  5. Dilatation ventricular
  6. Pancreatitis acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)
  7. Dyspnea exertional
  8. Pulmonary hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery)
  9. Sinus tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node)
  10. Suicidal ideation
1 - 2 years:
  1. Abnormal sensation in eye
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Pain
  4. Hair loss
  5. Vision blurred
  6. Eye swelling
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Confusion
  9. Taste - impaired
  10. Facial spasm (involuntary muscle contractions face)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. Pain
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  6. Chest pain
  7. Stress and anxiety
  8. Injury
  9. Alanine aminotransferase increased
  10. Mental impairment (a condition affecting the body, perhaps through sight or hearing loss, a mobility difficulty or a health condition)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Type 2 diabetes
  2. Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  3. Hernia repair
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)
  5. Neuritis (inflammation of nerve)
  6. Type 1 diabetes
  7. Joint pain
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Chest pain
  2. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  3. Mitral valve incompetence (inefficient heart valve)
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Weakness
  6. Tricuspid valve incompetence (inefficient heart valve)
  7. Aortic valve incompetence
  8. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Weight Decreased : 96 people, 3.28%
  2. Birth Control : 65 people, 2.22%
  3. Depression : 46 people, 1.57%
  4. Pain : 40 people, 1.36%
  5. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 30 people, 1.02%
  6. Stress And Anxiety : 28 people, 0.96%
  7. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 21 people, 0.72%
  8. Migraine (headache): 19 people, 0.65%
  9. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 19 people, 0.65%
  10. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 17 people, 0.58%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Prozac (134 people, 4.57%)
  2. Synthroid (113 people, 3.86%)
  3. Zoloft (105 people, 3.58%)
  4. Paxil (82 people, 2.80%)
  5. Lasix (75 people, 2.56%)
  6. Xanax (66 people, 2.25%)
  7. Yaz (60 people, 2.05%)
  8. Premarin (54 people, 1.84%)
  9. Prilosec (52 people, 1.77%)
  10. Ionamin (43 people, 1.47%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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