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Review: could Methadone cause Dry mouth?

We study 2,052 people who have side effects while taking Methadone from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.

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Methadone hydrochloride

Methadone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,803 users) has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Dry mouth

Dry mouth (latest reports from 199,843 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 2,047 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 18 people (0.88%) have Dry Mouth. They amount to 0.01% of all the 199,746 people who have Dry Mouth on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dry mouth in Methadone hydrochloride reports

Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Dry mouth * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%33.33%16.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Methadone hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%0.00%5.56%22.22%0.00%72.22%0.00%

Severity of Dry mouth when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth33.33%16.67%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (4 people, 22.22%)
  2. Osteoporosis (4 people, 22.22%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (3 people, 16.67%)
  4. Pain (3 people, 16.67%)
  5. Acid reflux (2 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (8 people, 44.44%)
  2. Zometa (7 people, 38.89%)
  3. Aredia (7 people, 38.89%)
  4. Fentanyl (7 people, 38.89%)
  5. Neurontin (7 people, 38.89%)

* 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 years ago):

  • Hello All The People!
    I'M trying to figure out whats cauesing severely dry mouth and tongue!
    Is anybody out there that takes the same medications please let me know your side effects if you have any?Also I was wondering if Elavil works with my other medications that are listed and if so how long do the beneficial effects take to start working?
    THANK YOU!!!
    JOD9157

    Reply

    sandee on May, 24, 2012:

    a disease called sjorgens causes dry mouth and eyes it can also cause joint pain, it is basically lupus without the organ involvement,instead of major organ sjorgens attacks salivary glands drying you out..

    Reply

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