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Review: could Anafranil cause Drug addiction (Drug abuse and dependence)?

We study 3,474 people who have side effects while taking Anafranil from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Drug addiction. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug addiction and more.

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Anafranil (latest outcomes from 3,585 users) has active ingredients of clomipramine hydrochloride. It is often used in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Drug addiction

Drug addiction (latest reports from 79,662 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, migraine.

On Sep, 2, 2014: 3,474 people reported to have side effects when taking Anafranil. Among them, 20 people (0.58%) have Drug Addiction. They amount to 0.03% of all the 78,618 people who have Drug Addiction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug addiction in Anafranil reports

Time on Anafranil when people have Drug addiction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug addiction75.00%12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drug addiction when taking Anafranil * :

Drug addiction30.00%70.00%

Age of people who have Drug addiction when taking Anafranil * :

Drug addiction0.00%0.00%0.00%31.25%43.75%6.25%18.75%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Migraine (4 people, 20.00%)
  2. Depression (4 people, 20.00%)
  3. Suicide attempt (2 people, 10.00%)
  4. Drug abuse (2 people, 10.00%)
  5. Toothache (2 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lorazepam (3 people, 15.00%)
  2. Trazodone hcl (3 people, 15.00%)
  3. Serenase (3 people, 15.00%)
  4. Ferro grad (3 people, 15.00%)
  5. Dihydroergotamine mesylate (3 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Anafranil (clomipramine hydrochloride) is often used for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Find out below the conditions Anafranil is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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