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Review: could Imitrex cause Drug addiction (Drug abuse and dependence)?

We study 5,176 people who have side effects while taking Imitrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Drug addiction. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug addiction and more.

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Imitrex

Imitrex (latest outcomes from 5,972 users) has active ingredients of sumatriptan succinate. It is often used in migraine.

Drug addiction

Drug addiction (latest reports from 79,656 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, migraine.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 5,176 people reported to have side effects when taking Imitrex. Among them, 25 people (0.48%) have Drug Addiction.

Trend of Drug addiction in Imitrex reports

Time on Imitrex when people have Drug addiction * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Drug addiction87.50%12.50%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug addiction0.00%0.00%4.35%60.87%21.74%13.04%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (14 people, 56.00%)
  2. Headache (13 people, 52.00%)
  3. Sleep disorder (13 people, 52.00%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (12 people, 48.00%)
  5. Pain (4 people, 16.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (18 people, 72.00%)
  2. Soma (17 people, 68.00%)
  3. Lexapro (17 people, 68.00%)
  4. Topamax (16 people, 64.00%)
  5. Seroquel (15 people, 60.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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