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Review: Methadose and Quetiapine Fumarate





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Methadose and Quetiapine Fumarate together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Methadose and Quetiapine Fumarate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,006 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Methadose has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Methadose 2,391 users)

Quetiapine fumarate has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Quetiapine fumarate 4,941 users)

On Nov, 22, 2014: 1,006 people who take Methadose, Quetiapine Fumarate are studied

Methadose, Quetiapine Fumarate outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Methadose (methadone hydrochloride)
- Quetiapine Fumarate (quetiapine fumarate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Methadose is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
n/a66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
44.44%
(4 of 9 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Quetiapine Fumarate is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 8 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Electrocardiogram Qt ProlongedType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusPancreatitisDiabetes Mellitus
OverdoseBlood Cholesterol IncreasedNeuropathy PeripheralDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusSchizoaffective DisorderType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
SedationInsomniaDementiaDepressionPancreatitisBlood Cholesterol IncreasedSuicide AttemptCompleted Suicide
Suicide AttemptDiabetes MellitusHyperglycaemiaPancreatitisBlood Cholesterol IncreasedMuscle SpasmsType 2 Diabetes MellitusPancreatitis
Completed SuicideHyperlipidaemiaHallucinationAbnormal BehaviourObesityConvulsionBlood Cholesterol IncreasedCardiac Arrest
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedVomitingFearDiabetic NeuropathyHyperglycaemiaObesityObesityOverdose
Drug AbusePanic AttackType 2 Diabetes MellitusDrug DependenceChest PainPancreatitisDiabetes MellitusRespiratory Arrest
Abnormal BehaviourMyalgiaParanoid Personality DisorderDysarthriaAbdominal PainInsomniaPanic DisorderInsomnia
DepressionHypercholesterolaemiaMajor DepressionDental CariesInsomniaConstipationGastroenteritisDyspnoea
Dental CariesFeeling AbnormalPainHyperglycaemiaLeukocytosisPancreatitis AcuteSciaticaDepression

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Methadose is effective50.00%
(10 of 20 people)
50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
Quetiapine Fumarate is effective9.52%
(2 of 21 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusCompleted Suicide
PancreatitisType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
InsomniaCardiac Arrest
AnxietyPancreatitis
DyspnoeaRespiratory Arrest
Completed SuicideDeath
Abdominal PainHyperglycaemia
HeadacheCardio-respiratory Arrest
Neuropathy PeripheralVomiting

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Methadose is effectiven/an/an/a28.57%
(4 of 14 people)
18.18%
(4 of 22 people)
17.39%
(4 of 23 people)
13.33%
(2 of 15 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Quetiapine Fumarate is effectiven/an/an/a14.29%
(2 of 14 people)
5.88%
(1 of 17 people)
4.00%
(1 of 25 people)
6.25%
(1 of 16 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatitisn/aUnresponsive To StimuliCardiac ArrestCompleted SuicideDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusCardiac Arrest
Tardive DyskinesiaBrain OedemaCompleted SuicideRespiratory ArrestType 2 Diabetes MellitusAnxietyRespiratory Arrest
Diabetes MellitusVomitingOverdoseType 2 Diabetes MellitusPancreatitisDyspnoeaDiabetes Mellitus
Left Ventricular DysfunctionCardiac ArrestRespiratory ArrestDiabetes MellitusHyperglycaemiaInsomniaAcute Respiratory Failure
Type 1 Diabetes MellitusDrug ToxicityDizzinessCardiac ArrestBack PainDepressionHypotension
Drug Withdrawal SyndromePyrexiaSleep DisorderRespiratory DepressionDepressionHeadacheFall
Atrial Septal DefectAbdominal Pain UpperAmnesiaOverdoseCompleted SuicideNeuropathy PeripheralCardio-respiratory Arrest
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlRespiratory ArrestDyspnoeaDrug ToxicityNeuropathy PeripheralAbdominal PainType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
HypoglycaemiaMultiple Drug Overdose AccidentalDeliriumElectrocardiogram Qt ProlongedRashOedema PeripheralDeath
Maternal Drugs Affecting FoetusPancreatitisVomitingCardio-respiratory ArrestDrug ToxicityFatigueCompleted Suicide

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    After a long period of waiting to settle my workmens' comp. case, I returned home, from the Bat Area back to Arizona to take of my mother with a yet un dianosed case of moderate dementia.
    Then, in 2011 I had a 2nd surgery to relieve spinal stenosis btwn. L2-L4, just above the fusion site.
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  • doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:

    BREAK down FOOL!

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    Get your medical records
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