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Review: could Methadone cause Bowel obstruction (Intestinal obstruction)?

We study 2,064 people who have side effects while taking Methadone from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Bowel obstruction. Find out below who they are, when they have Bowel obstruction and more.

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Methadone hydrochloride

Methadone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,819 users) has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Bowel obstruction

Bowel obstruction (latest reports from 108,392 patients) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, acne, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 2,052 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 8 people (0.39%) have Bowel Obstruction.

Trend of Bowel obstruction in Methadone hydrochloride reports

Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Bowel obstruction * :

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Age of people who have Bowel obstruction when taking Methadone hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bowel obstruction0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%37.50%62.50%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Bowel obstruction when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :

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How people recovered from Bowel obstruction ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteopenia (3 people, 37.50%)
  2. Back pain (1 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Dilaudid (6 people, 75.00%)
  2. Zometa (6 people, 75.00%)
  3. Unasyn (5 people, 62.50%)
  4. Ativan (5 people, 62.50%)
  5. Neurontin (5 people, 62.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have been on methadone for 6 1/2 months now and since July 25th I've had rhabdomyolysis twice. One dr thinks it's caused from the methadone and I find it hard to believe. The first time I got it I went to the gym and lifted weights for a long time. The second time I wasn't doing anything but calisthenics. I am getting a muscle biopsy done on Monday to see if they can find something. But if they dont, can it really be from the methadone? I really hope someone who has been through this or maybe a dr can answer. All input is appreciated. Thanks for your help.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Every Saturday, I take my 100 mg dose earlier than usual (typically 2-3 hours earlier) due to working the Farmer's Markets. We may be under a tent, but it doesn't block out all sun while it is coming up to the high noon position. I am out in the sun for around 5 hours. By then, I have sweated out any fluid that I had ingested, and keep ingesting, I cannot move my joints for it feels like I'm bloated and there is no lubrication in the skin, and I cannot stay awake an hour after finishing. When I awake after a nap, everything is blurry, my eye lids and eyes squeak with movement, and my skin cannot feel anything besides pressure. It takes a few days to recover. I typically stay out of the sun the other 6 days of the week as much as possible. I had not had this that bad last summer when my dose was 45 mg.

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