Review: taking Diclofenac sodium and Methadone together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Diclofenac sodium and Methadone together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Diclofenac sodium and Methadone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 130 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Diclofenac Sodium

Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 14,574 users)

Methadone

Methadone has active ingredients of methadone. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Methadone 18,121 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

130 people who take Diclofenac Sodium, Methadone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Diclofenac sodium and Methadone drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Diclofenac Sodium:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Methadone:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Diclofenac Sodium:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
Methadone:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Diclofenac Sodium:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Methadone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • hyperhidrosis
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • chills
  • delirium
1 - 6 months:
  • decreased appetite
  • dehydration
  • gait disturbance
  • vomiting
  • abnormal dreams
  • delirium
  • dizziness aggravated
  • dizziness postural
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hypokalaemia
6 - 12 months:
  • dysuria
1 - 2 years:
  • blood calcium decreased
  • blood glucose decreased
  • blood magnesium decreased
  • blood potassium decreased
  • discomfort
  • electrocardiogram abnormal
  • facial pain
  • fatigue
  • joint swelling
  • musculoskeletal pain
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • fanconi syndrome acquired
  • impaired memory
  • nausea
  • renal failure
  • renal tubular disorder
  • stomach discomfort
5 - 10 years:
  • abnormal dreams
  • nausea
  • dizziness aggravated
  • dizziness postural
  • hyperglycaemia
  • memory impairment
  • nodules
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • impaired memory
10+ years:
  • weakness
not specified:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • electrocardiogram abnormal
  • multiple drug overdose intentional
  • hepatic cirrhosis
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
  • hepatic fibrosis
  • hepatitis c

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • hepatic cirrhosis
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
  • hepatic fibrosis
  • hepatitis c
male:
  • electrocardiogram abnormal
  • multiple drug overdose intentional
  • gait disturbance
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • decreased appetite
  • dehydration
  • delirium
  • dizziness
  • urinary retention

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • hyperhidrosis
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • congenital anomaly
  • congenital intestinal malformation
  • intestinal atresia
30-39:
  • electrocardiogram abnormal
  • multiple drug overdose intentional
  • blood amylase increased
  • cyanosis
  • death
  • pulmonary oedema
  • alcohol use
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • haemorrhage
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • fibromyalgia
  • pain
  • discomfort
  • oedema peripheral
  • memory impairment
  • anxiety
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood glucose decreased
  • drug ineffective
50-59:
  • drug ineffective
  • swelling
  • arthralgia
  • abnormal dreams
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • contusion
  • dizziness aggravated
  • dizziness postural
  • dyskinesia
60+:
  • pain
  • heart rate increased
  • fatigue
  • decreased appetite
  • dehydration
  • delirium
  • gait disturbance
  • vomiting
  • acute circulatory failure
  • anuria

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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