Review: could Dapsone cause Drug Withdrawal Syndrome?


Drug withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Dapsone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression . We study 4,159 people who have side effects while taking Dapsone from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Drug withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Drug Withdrawal Syndrome

Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, drug dependence (latest reports from 48,524 Drug withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

4,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Dapsone.
Among them, 7 people (0.17%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dapsone cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?

Gender of people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Dapsone *:

  • female: 28.57 %
  • male: 71.43 %

Age of people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Dapsone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 42.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (5 people, 71.43%)
  • Sinus Disorder (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Prophylaxis (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Arthritis (3 people, 42.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Pantothenic Acid (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Inositol (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Folic Acid (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Clindamycin Hydrochloride (3 people, 42.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (7 people, 100.00%)
  • Panic Attack (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Hyperhidrosis (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Dizziness (6 people, 85.71%)
  • Anxiety (6 people, 85.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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