Acetaminophen and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports


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 Ibuprofen, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome with Acetaminophen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 74,615 people who have side effects when taking Acetaminophen from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 04, 2017

74,615 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen.
Among them, 101 people (0.14%) have Withdrawal syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acetaminophen cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Time on Acetaminophen when people have Withdrawal syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 55.43 %
  • male: 44.57 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 10.26 %
  • 20-29: 5.13 %
  • 30-39: 12.82 %
  • 40-49: 26.92 %
  • 50-59: 6.41 %
  • 60+: 38.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (10 people, 9.90%)
  • Depression (7 people, 6.93%)
  • Insomnia (6 people, 5.94%)
  • Arthritis (6 people, 5.94%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (5 people, 4.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibuprofen (18 people, 17.82%)
  • Lyrica (15 people, 14.85%)
  • Aspirin (14 people, 13.86%)
  • Omeprazole (12 people, 11.88%)
  • Diazepam (10 people, 9.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (21 people, 20.79%)
  • Overdose (19 people, 18.81%)
  • Aggression (17 people, 16.83%)
  • Confusional State (16 people, 15.84%)
  • Agitation (15 people, 14.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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