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Review: could Fentanyl cause Body overheating?

Summary: Body overheating could be caused by Fentanyl, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Fentanyl citrate, and have Pain.

We study 14,049 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 603 have Body overheating. Find out below who they are, when they have Body overheating and more.

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl (latest outcomes from 14,378 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain relief by acupuncture.

Body overheating

Body overheating (latest reports from 983,955 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 14,029 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 603 people (4.30%) have Body Overheating. They amount to 0.06% of all the 983,129 people who have Body Overheating on eHealthMe.

Trend of Body overheating in Fentanyl reports

Time on Fentanyl when people have Body overheating * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Body overheating64.44%35.56%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Body overheating when taking Fentanyl * :

FemaleMale
Body overheating47.39%52.61%

Age of people who have Body overheating when taking Fentanyl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Body overheating2.58%4.04%3.07%4.36%9.85%15.67%22.78%37.64%

Severity of Body overheating when taking Fentanyl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Body overheating0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Body overheating ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (81 people, 13.43%)
  2. Cancer pain (44 people, 7.30%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (42 people, 6.97%)
  4. Depression (35 people, 5.80%)
  5. Hypertension (33 people, 5.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fentanyl citrate (285 people, 47.26%)
  2. Acetaminophen (80 people, 13.27%)
  3. Propofol (74 people, 12.27%)
  4. Furosemide (72 people, 11.94%)
  5. Vancomycin (71 people, 11.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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