Review: could Methadone Hydrochloride cause Dry Mouth?


Dry mouth is found among people who take Methadone Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Hypertension . We study 2,425 people who have side effects while taking Methadone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth 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 2,951 users)

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth has been reported by people with nervousness, breathing difficulty, malaise, pain, urinary tract infection (latest reports from 35,912 Dry mouth patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

2,425 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 20 people (0.82%) have Dry Mouth

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methadone hydrochloride cause Dry mouth?

Time on Methadone Hydrochloride when people have Dry Mouth *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 42.86 %

Gender of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Methadone Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 42.11 %
  • male: 57.89 %

Age of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Methadone Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.88 %
  • 30-39: 11.76 %
  • 40-49: 5.88 %
  • 50-59: 76.47 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Dry Mouth when taking Methadone Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 16.67 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Dry Mouth **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (12 people)
  • Depression (9 people)
  • Acid Reflux (9 people)
  • Gout - Chronic (8 people)
  • Blood Testosterone Decreased (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (13 people)
  • Testosterone Propionate (8 people)
  • Nexium (8 people)
  • Atacand (8 people)
  • Gabapentin (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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