Phentermine is a popular diet pills being used for weight loss. But like with every drug, Phentermine may cause unwanted side effects that you must know before hand. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before starting Phentermine dose.
Serious Side Effects
Phentermine may cause unwanted side effects, some being symptoms of serious heart or lung problems. Please consult your doctor immediately if you notice:
- Chest pain
- Decreased ability to exercise
- Swelling of feet or lower legs
- Trouble in breathing
Common Side effects
Other common symptoms include Depression, Drowsiness , Increased blood pressure, Irritability, Nervousness, Tiredness, Blurred vision, Change in sexual desire, Clumsiness ,Confusion, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Headache, Irregular heartbeat, Nausea or vomiting, Psychosis, Skin rash or itching, Stomach pain, Tiredness and Unpleasant taste.
These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine.
When you are taking phentermine (or other appetite suppressant), it is especially important that you inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following: Amantadine , i.e. – Symmetrel, Amphetamines, Caffeine , i.e. – NoDoz, Chlophedianol , i.e. – Ulone, Cocaine, Medicine for asthma or other breathing problems, Medicine for colds, sinus problems, or hay fever or other allergies (including nose drops or sprays), Methylphenidate , i.e. – Ritalin, Nabilone, i.e. – Cesamet, diet pills or Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors ( citalopram, i.e. – Celexa, fluoxetine, i.e. – Prozac, fluvoxamine, i.e. – Luvox, paroxetine, i.e. – Paxil, sertraline, i.e. – Zoloft), Pemoline, i.e.- Cyler, Monoamine Oxidase (MAO) inhibitors and Tricyclic antidepressants.