Side Effects of Benzphetamine

Common Side Effects of Benzphetamine

Benzphetamine has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials. In these studies, the side effects that occur in a group of people taking the drug are documented and then compared to the side effects that occur in another group of people not taking the medicine. As a result, it is possible to see what side effects occur, how often they appear, and how they compare to the group not taking the medicine.
With newer medications, the exact percentage of how often these side effects occur is available. However, with older medications (such as benzphetamine), percentages are not available.
In studies, benzphetamine side effects included:

Final Thoughts on Side Effects of Benzphetamine

It is possible that you may experience some or none of the benzphetamine side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to tell if any particular side effect (such as nausea) is caused by benzphetamine alone or other factors.
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking benzphetamine. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you develop something that "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of benzphetamine, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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