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Review: could Indomethacin cause Drug abuse?

Summary: Drug abuse could be caused by Indomethacin, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, also take Skelaxin, and have Smoking cessation therapy.

We study 6,000 people who have side effects while taking Indomethacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.

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Indomethacin

Indomethacin (latest outcomes from 6,348 users) has active ingredients of indomethacin. It is often used in gout.

Drug abuse

Drug abuse (latest reports from 60,007 patients) has been reported by people with pain, acupuncture and pain, depression, stress and anxiety, back pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 5,955 people reported to have side effects when taking Indomethacin. Among them, 14 people (0.24%) have Drug Abuse. They amount to 0.02% of all the 60,818 people who have Drug Abuse on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug abuse in Indomethacin reports

Time on Indomethacin when people have Drug abuse * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Drug abuse when taking Indomethacin * :

FemaleMale
Drug abuse28.57%71.43%

Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Indomethacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug abuse0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%36.36%18.18%18.18%18.18%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (3 people, 21.43%)
  2. Depression (3 people, 21.43%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (3 people, 21.43%)
  4. Psoriasis (3 people, 21.43%)
  5. Restless legs syndrome (2 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Skelaxin (5 people, 35.71%)
  2. Ambien (5 people, 35.71%)
  3. Darvocet (4 people, 28.57%)
  4. Vicodin (4 people, 28.57%)
  5. Vioxx (4 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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