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

Summary: Drug addiction is found among people who take Anafranil, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Migraine.

We study 3,477 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 has active ingredients of clomipramine hydrochloride. It is often used in obsessive-compulsive disorder. (latest outcomes from 3,589 Anafranil users)

Drug addiction

Drug addiction has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, migraine, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 19,954 Drug addiction patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 3,477 people reported to have side effects when taking Anafranil. Among them, 20 people (0.58%) have Drug Addiction.

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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