Review: could Acetaminophen cause Withdrawal syndrome?
Summary: Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Acetaminophen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lyrica, and have Pain.
We study 69,449 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen from FDA and social media. Among them, 96 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Acetaminophen has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 70,717 Acetaminophen users)
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,228 Withdrawal syndrome patients)
On Mar, 6, 2015: 69,448 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen. Among them, 96 people (0.14%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Acetaminophen when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||75.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Acetaminophen * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||55.21%||44.79% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Acetaminophen * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||9.76%||1.22%||12.20%||25.61%||6.10%||45.12% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Acetaminophen ** :
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (23 people, 23.96%)
- Anxiety (10 people, 10.42%)
- Insomnia (9 people, 9.38%)
- Suicidal ideation (8 people, 8.33%)
- Depression (7 people, 7.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (18 people, 18.75%)
- Ibuprofen (16 people, 16.67%)
- Paroxetine hcl (15 people, 15.62%)
- Omeprazole (12 people, 12.50%)
- Tramadol hcl (11 people, 11.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Acetaminophen for a 52-year old man with Pain - Back. The patient has Pain - Shoulder
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- A study of side effects of Paracetamol for a 54-year old man with Inguinal Hernia. The patient has Rectal Bleeding (bleeding from rectum)
Recent Acetaminophen related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Aleve, Zorvolex, Tylenol for a 67-year old man who has Back Pain
- Comparions of Acephen, Benazepril Hydrochloride, Lisinopril for a 60-year old man who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Aspirin, Tylenol, Aleve for a 67-year old woman who has Pain
- Comparions of Lisinopril, Acetaminophen, Metformin, Aspirin for a 69-year old man who has Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent
- Comparions of Ibuprofen, Paracetamol for a 41-year old man who has Diarrhoea
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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