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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 69,448 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

Acetaminophen has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 70,716 Acetaminophen users)

Withdrawal syndrome

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 Feb, 2, 2015: 69,447 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen. Among them, 96 people (0.14%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Acetaminophen reports

Time on Acetaminophen when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%75.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Acetaminophen * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome55.21%44.79%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Acetaminophen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%9.76%1.22%12.20%25.61%6.10%45.12%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Acetaminophen ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (23 people, 23.96%)
  2. Anxiety (10 people, 10.42%)
  3. Insomnia (9 people, 9.38%)
  4. Suicidal ideation (8 people, 8.33%)
  5. Depression (7 people, 7.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (18 people, 18.75%)
  2. Ibuprofen (16 people, 16.67%)
  3. Paroxetine hcl (15 people, 15.62%)
  4. Omeprazole (12 people, 12.50%)
  5. Tramadol hcl (11 people, 11.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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