Review: could Methadone Hydrochloride cause Diabetes Mellitus?


Diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Methadone Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 2,467 people who have side effects while taking Methadone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus and more.

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Methadone Hydrochloride

Methadone hydrochloride has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Methadone hydrochloride 3,290 users)

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, diabetes, schizophrenia (latest reports from 273,845 Diabetes mellitus patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

2,467 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 24 people (0.97%) have Diabetes Mellitus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methadone hydrochloride cause Diabetes mellitus?

Time on Methadone Hydrochloride when people have Diabetes Mellitus *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Methadone Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Methadone Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5 %
  • 30-39: 5 %
  • 40-49: 40 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 30 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (9 people, 37.50%)
  • Pain (8 people, 33.33%)
  • Anxiety (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Sleep Disorder (5 people, 20.83%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (5 people, 20.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (11 people, 45.83%)
  • Zometa (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Neurontin (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Clonazepam (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Zyprexa (6 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (9 people, 37.50%)
  • Back Pain (9 people, 37.50%)
  • Fall (8 people, 33.33%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (8 people, 33.33%)
  • Anxiety (8 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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