Imitrex and Drug addiction - from FDA reports


Drug addiction is reported only by a few people who take Imitrex. We study 3,630 people who have side effects while taking Imitrex from FDA. Among them, 4 have Drug addiction. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug addiction and more.

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On May, 03, 2017

3,630 people reported to have side effects when taking Imitrex.
Among them, 4 people (0.11%) 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: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Toothaches (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Narcolepsy (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Xyrem (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Valium (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Neurontin (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Latuda (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Heart Palpitations (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Drug Ineffective (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Bronchitis (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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