Review: could Imitrex cause Drug Addiction?


Drug addiction is reported only by a few people who take Imitrex. We study 2,004 people who have side effects while taking Imitrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Drug addiction. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug addiction and more.

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Imitrex has active ingredients of sumatriptan. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Imitrex 2,374 users)

Drug Addiction

Drug addiction has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, drug abuse, pain, depression, drug dependence (latest reports from 39,900 Drug addiction patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

2,004 people reported to have side effects when taking Imitrex.
Among them, 2 people (0.1%) have Drug Addiction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Imitrex cause Drug addiction?

Gender of people who have Drug Addiction when taking Imitrex *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Toothache (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Narcolepsy (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Drug Dependence (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Dermatitis Atopic (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Cataplexy (1 person, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D3 (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Topamax (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Pantoprazole Sodium. (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Latuda (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Ambien (1 person, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Suicide Attempt (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Hypothyroidism (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Headache (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Constipation (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Colitis (1 person, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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