Will you have Sudden death with Phentermine - from FDA reports

Summary

Sudden death is found among people who take Phentermine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ionamin, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,202 people who have side effects when taking Phentermine from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on phentermine hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Phentermine) and Phentermine (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Sudden death are also considered in the study.

What is Phentermine?

Phentermine has active ingredients of phentermine hydrochloride. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from Phentermine 15,345 users)

What is Sudden death?

Sudden death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, pain, chronic myeloid leukaemia, diabetes (latest reports from 484,550 Sudden death patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Feb, 21, 2019

12,202 people reported to have side effects when taking Phentermine.
Among them, 76 people (0.62%) have Sudden death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Phentermine cause Sudden death?

Time on Phentermine when people have Sudden death *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 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: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sudden death when taking Phentermine *:

  • female: 54.17 %
  • male: 45.83 %

Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Phentermine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.89 %
  • 30-39: 18.42 %
  • 40-49: 23.68 %
  • 50-59: 26.32 %
  • 60+: 23.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression: 4 people, 5.26%
  2. Pain: 4 people, 5.26%
  3. Weight Decreased: 2 people, 2.63%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2 people, 2.63%
  5. Headache (pain in head): 2 people, 2.63%
  6. Drug Abuse And Dependence: 2 people, 2.63%
  7. Migraine (headache): 2 people, 2.63%
  8. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 2 people, 2.63%
  9. Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life): 1 person, 1.32%
  10. Blood Testosterone Decreased: 1 person, 1.32%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Ionamin: 6 people, 7.89%
  2. Diazepam: 4 people, 5.26%
  3. Alprazolam: 4 people, 5.26%
  4. Dilaudid: 3 people, 3.95%
  5. Yaz: 3 people, 3.95%
  6. Synthroid: 3 people, 3.95%
  7. Ibuprofen: 3 people, 3.95%
  8. Cymbalta: 3 people, 3.95%
  9. Fluoxetine: 3 people, 3.95%
  10. Etodolac: 3 people, 3.95%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Drug Abuse And Dependence: 11 people, 14.47%
  2. Pain: 5 people, 6.58%
  3. Cardio-Respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs): 4 people, 5.26%
  4. Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life): 3 people, 3.95%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3 people, 3.95%
  6. Constipation: 2 people, 2.63%
  7. Heart Attack: 2 people, 2.63%
  8. Itching: 2 people, 2.63%
  9. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component): 2 people, 2.63%
  10. Lung Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour of lung): 2 people, 2.63%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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