Review: could Alcohol cause Serotonin syndrome?
We study 5,659 people who have side effects while taking Alcohol from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Serotonin syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Serotonin syndrome and more.
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Alcohol (latest outcomes from 5,717 users) has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) (latest reports from 34,513 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, bipolar disorder.
On Aug, 19, 2014: 5,659 people reported to have side effects when taking Alcohol. Among them, 32 people (0.57%) have Serotonin Syndrome. They amount to 0.09% of all the 34,513 people who have Serotonin Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Alcohol when people have Serotonin syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Serotonin syndrome||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Alcohol * :
|Serotonin syndrome||71.88%||28.12% |
Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Alcohol * :
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||4.00%||32.00%||4.00%||16.00%||32.00%||12.00% |
Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Alcohol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (5 people, 15.62%)
- Pain (3 people, 9.38%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (2 people, 6.25%)
- Pneumonia (2 people, 6.25%)
- Alcoholic (1 people, 3.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor (8 people, 25.00%)
- Cymbalta (7 people, 21.88%)
- Zoloft (5 people, 15.62%)
- Sertraline hcl (4 people, 12.50%)
- Trazodone hcl (4 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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