Review: could Methadone Hydrochloride cause Insomnia?


Summary

Insomnia is found among people who take Methadone Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 2,425 people who have side effects while taking Methadone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia 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 2,998 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 150,726 Insomnia patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

2,425 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 58 people (2.39%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methadone hydrochloride cause Insomnia?

Time on Methadone Hydrochloride when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 27.78 %
  • 10+ years: 27.78 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Methadone Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 56.9 %
  • male: 43.1 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Methadone Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 19.64 %
  • 40-49: 19.64 %
  • 50-59: 35.71 %
  • 60+: 17.86 %

Severity if Insomnia when taking Methadone Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 17.65 %
  • severe: 70.59 %
  • most severe: 11.76 %

How people recovered from Insomnia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 11.11 %
  • not yet: 88.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (12 people)
  • Depression (9 people)
  • Osteopenia (5 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (4 people)
  • Anxiety (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (14 people)
  • Neurontin (13 people)
  • Ibuprofen (13 people)
  • Gabapentin (13 people)
  • Dilaudid (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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