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Review: could Dapsone cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?

We study 3,836 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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Dapsone

Dapsone (latest outcomes from 3,920 users) has active ingredients of dapsone. It is often used in dermatitis herpetiformis.

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) (latest reports from 150,042 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, ill-defined disorder, muscle spasticity.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 3,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Dapsone. Among them, 7 people (0.18%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.00% of all the 149,976 people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug withdrawal syndrome in Dapsone reports

Time on Dapsone when people have Drug withdrawal syndrome * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Drug withdrawal syndrome when taking Dapsone * :

FemaleMale
Drug withdrawal syndrome28.57%71.43%

Age of people who have Drug withdrawal syndrome when taking Dapsone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%14.29%28.57%42.86%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (5 people, 71.43%)
  2. Restless legs syndrome (3 people, 42.86%)
  3. Arthritis (3 people, 42.86%)
  4. Blood pressure (3 people, 42.86%)
  5. Dermatitis herpetiformis (3 people, 42.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (4 people, 57.14%)
  2. Vitamin d (3 people, 42.86%)
  3. Requip (3 people, 42.86%)
  4. Biotin (3 people, 42.86%)
  5. Pantothenic acid (3 people, 42.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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